Can slot labels deter problem gamblers? Apparently not.

A study on the effects of putting labels on slot machines showing the machine’s payback percentage, chances of hitting a bonus round, and the machine’s volatility showed that problem gamblers spent more money thinking they now have the knowledge to take on the house.
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A study on the effects of putting labels on slot machines showing the machine’s payback percentage, chances of hitting a bonus round, and the machine’s volatility showed that problem gamblers spent more money thinking they now have the knowledge to take on the house.

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