Want to learn more about risk informed gambling practices? Below you will find links to a range of research on the topic.

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Walker, D. & Sobel, R. (2016). Social and Economic Impacts of Gambling.

McCarrey, Henry, von Hippel et al. (2012). Age Differences in Neural Activity During Slot Machine Gambling: An fMRI study. Plos One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049787.

The Socio-Economic Impact of Gambling (SEIG) Framework (Anielski, 2008) [PDF] 199 pp

Williams, R.J., Rehm, J., & Stevens, R.M.G. (2011). The Social and Economic Impacts of Gambling. Final Report prepared for the Canadian Consortium for Gambling Research. March 11, 2011.
[This is a 284 page PDF file.]

Costs and Benefits of Gaming: A Literature Review with Emphasis on NS (GPI Atlantic, 2004) [PDF file] provides research on gambling issues through various articles and reports. The Journal of Gambling Issues, through the publication of peer-reviewed articles that focus on gambling as a social phenomenon and the prevention and treatment of gambling problems, aims to help make sense of how gambling affects us all.

Ted Talk featuring Dan Gilbert: Why We Make Bad Decisions (Video).
The discussion below it (on TED) gives interesting insights into other points.