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PREFACEANDACKNOWLEDGEMENT

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TheeBooki sf orourr eader swhowi sht oknowmor e aboutcasi nos,onl i negami ng( especi al l ybi ngo) .I ti sa cont i nuat i onofourpr evi ouseBook “ Bi ngoGamesi nTher apeut i cuse” Wehopeyouwi l ll i kei t . Enj oyr eadi ng.

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TABLEOFCONTENT Sect i on1 Bi ngoBasi cs–I t ’ saSoci alGame Sect i on2 Bi ngoQuot es Sect i on3 Bi ngof i gur es,st udi es,st at i st i cs,pr edi ct i on Sect i on4 Whyt oPl ayOnl i neBi ngo Sect i on5 Theconceptoff l owi nBI NGO Sect i on6 Benef i t sofPl ayi ngOnl i neBi ngo Sect i on7 Onl i neBi ngo–Tr i vi a,t i p Sect i on8 Concl usi on:Bi ngoi sJustNOTanAddi ct i on

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BI NGO BASI CS I T’ SASOCI ALGAME

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Awel l r eadmanr ecent l yaddst hatt hegameofbi ngoi sa met aphorofcapi t al i st ,i ndust r i al ,andt echnol ogi cal soci et ygames.I nt he pr evi ouseBook,we deci pher ed ‘ Bi ngogamesi nTher apeut i c’use;her ewewi l lf ur t her ext endt hevar i ousaspect sofbi ngosoci algameswear e deal i ngwi t h.Youshoul dbesur pr i sedi fnotshockedt hat bi ngogamesgener at esbi l l i onsofdol l ar sgl obal l y cat apul t i ngi tt obea“ si ngl emostpopul arf or m of ent er t ai nment ” . I nol dent i mes,l andbasedbi ngohal l swer e pr edomi nant l ycondonedbycat hol i cchur chesandi twas al egalf or m ofgambl i ng.Basi cal l ybi ngoi sagameof chance( zer o-sum)andt heobj ect i vei snot hi ngbut f ur t herr edi st r i but i onofweal t hr andoml y. So,i nt hel ongerr unever ybi ngopl ayerwi nsbackas muchmoneyhe/ shepayst opl ay,i nsomewaysort he ot her .One shoul dn’ tf or gett hatf avor abl e condi t i ons ( wi nni ng)wi l lnotappearever yday.Ther ear ef armor e r ealanal ogi est oi tt hant ol dorwr i t t en.Thef i r stonl i ne casi no/ gambl i ng si t e wer e cr eat ed i n 1995.I ni t s17t h yeart hewebwor l dhasevol vedbyl eapsandboundsi nce t hen. www. bi ngokni ght s . com


BI NGO QUOTES

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Her ear esomequot at i onsandt hought sshar edbyot her t hought / t heor yl eader soft hewor l di nonl i neand ot her wi segameofBi ngo. “ Thesoci alnet wor ki ngphenomenonhasr unpar al l elt o t hedevel opmentoft hebi ngopr oduct .Bi ngoi sasoci al gameandpeopl enowf eelver ycomf or t abl ei nt er act i ng ont heI nt er net . ” Pet erTr i nz Seni orVi cePr esi dent Par l ayEnt er t ai nment I nt er netbi ngosof t war e devel oper .

“ Nowt her ear esat el l i t el i nkupBi ngo' st oo,wi t hj ackpot s wor t hmi l l i onsofdol l ar s.Andi nt er netBi ngo,youcansi t andpl ayi ti nyourhomet hey’ r eof f er i ngbet t erbuyi ns, bet t erf aci l i t i es,bet t erpr i zes,andt her e' snor egul at i on. " JohnJef f coat Seat t l ef i l mmaker

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BI NGO FI GURES,STUDI ES, STATI STI CS,PREDI CTI ON

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“ 24% ofAmer i canssuf f erf r om addi ct i onl i kebi ngoand gambl i ngi :e94,45, 049Appr ox. ” “ Ther ei sanI ncr easedl evelofgambl i ngconduct edby women” Nat i onalOpi ni onResear chCent er ,1999.

“ Onl i nebi ngohasbecomet hef ast estgr owi ngsect orof t heonl i negami ngmar ketandof f er shugepot ent i alf or f ur t hergr owt h” St udybyScr eenDi gest .

“ Ar oundt hr eemi l l i oni ndi vi dual spl aybi ngo,whi chi s composedofpensi oner swhoar el ooki ngf oragoodway t ospendt hei ravai l abl et i me. ” Opi ni on

“ Pl acesl i keSpai n,sel ectmar ket si nEast er nEur ope, Asi aandLat i nAmer i caar er i pef orexpansi on.U. K. mar keti sbyf art hel ar gest ,mostmat ur eandmostcompet i t i veonl i nebi ngomar ketgl obal l y. ” St udy

“ Bi ngopr ovi descogni t i vest i mul at i oni nt r eat i ng Al zhei mer ’ sdi sease. ” Sobel( 2001)

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BI NGO FI GURES,STUDI ES, STATI STI CS,PREDI CTI ON

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" Bi ngo!Ext er nal l ysuppor t edper f or mancei nt er vent i on f ordef i ci tvi sualsear chi nnor malagi ng( Par ki nson' sand Al zhei mer ' sdi sease) " publ i shedi nAgi ng,Neur opsychol ogy,and Cogni t i onj our nal .

“ Addi ct edt oBi ngoi saf or m ofgambl i ngaddi ct i on. Peopl edon’ tr eal i zet hi sbecauset hi s( onl i nebi ngo)i s accessi bl eandnotper cei vedt obeasaddi ct i veasot her casi nogames. ” Di xeyandTal bot .

“ I t( bi ngo)i mpr ovespsychol ogi calwel lbei ngandbet t er t r eat mentout come. ” aBMAr epor t . “ Ipl aybi ngobecausei t ’ scool ” User

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WHYTO PLAYONLI NEBI NGO?

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Hi st or i cal l yand st at i st i cal l ybi ngo hasbei ng pl ayed by l adi es,pensi oner sand seni or swho t end t o be l esser heal t hy.Accor di ngt ounquot edst udi es,t heyal sohappen t ocomef r om t hel oweri ncomegr oupandhavel ower educat i onaswel l .Bi ngoi sal soanact i vi t ywhi chi s popul ari nhospi t al s,car ecent er s,nur si nghomes, seni orcent er sandpl usassi st edl i vi ngf aci l i t i es. Theonl i nebi ngoorwebbasedbi ngogameshave pr ovi dedsi mi l arbenef i t st hatext endswel lbeyond soci al i zi ng.Themot i vesf orpl ayi ngbi ngocanbemany, suchas: a.Anaf f or dabl eent er t ai nment b.Awayt of i l l( t i me) c.Soci alout i ng( Bi ngoconsi der edasoci algame) d.Of f er ssomer espi t ef r om i sol at i onandl onel i ness e.Bi ngoal soser vesasaf or m ofr ej uvenat i on f .Peopl eespeci al l ywomenasser tt hemsel vesmor ef r eel y. g.Tosoci al i zeandf r i endshi p. h.Ther ear eFREEgamest opl ay.

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THECONCEPTOFFLOW I NBI NGO

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Oneshoul dal waysenj oyonl i nebi ngof i r standi fby pl ayi ng( bi ngo)happenst obeaposi t i vei nyourl i f e cont i nuei t( pl ayi ng) .However ,i fi t( pl ayi ngbi ngo)causes pr obl ems,t henyouwi l lhavet ounder st andwhydoyou enj oyi tsomuchandal sot r yt of i ndanot hercheapand/ or l essexpensi veact i vi t y. Pl ayi ngbi ngoi nal andbasedhal loronl i nehasmor eor l essani nt er est i ngt ypeofpsychol ogi calal l ur e,whi chi s knownast he‘ f l ow. ’Manypl ayer sut i l i zej ustoneort wo bi ngocar ds,wher east her ear emanymor epl ayer swho usel ar geamountofonl i necar ds.Thei deat i ngpr ocessof ‘ f l ow’wasf i r str eveal edbysoci ol ogi stpsychol ogi st Mr .Mi hál yCsí kszent mi hál yi ,r ef -ht t p: / / bi t . l y/ yuaEZ. Bi ngopl ayer susual l ygetsoabsor bedi napar t i cul aract i vi t y( pl ayi ngbi ngo)t hatt heywoul dnor mal l yl ooset r ack oft i meandspace/ pl acebot h.Theonl yt hi ngt heyf ocus ( whi l et hef l ow i son)i st hebi ngocar ds.I thel pst hem t o concent r at eandf ocus.Thesedays,onl i nebi ngowebsi t esal soal l ow yout oconductbi ngogamesf or“ f r ee” , hence,t heconceptcal l ed‘ Fl owwi t hBI NGO’ cant ur nout t obeaf r ee,f unwheel i ngact i vi t y.I sn’ ti t ?

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BENEFI TSOFPLAYI NG ONLI NEBI NGO

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I tcoul dbeasi mpl er ecr eat i onalact i vi t yorsi mpl ydef eat bor edom.Ther ear esomeundi sput edbenef i t sofpl ayi ng bi ngo,whi chwewi l ldi scussf ur t her . Jul i e Wi nst one, r esear cher , Sout hampt on Uni ver si t y cl ai mst hatmi ndr el at edact i vi t i esl i kebi ngowi l lhel p enhanceapl ayer ' sabi l i t i esl i kement alspeed,accur acy andi dent i f i cat i onofpat t er ns. a. Bi ngocanboostt hi nki ngandgamepl ayi ngski l l s,especi al l yf orpeopl e f aci ngcogni t i vedi f f i cul t i esand/ orvi sualper cept i oni ssuesl i keAl zhei mer andPar ki nson’ s. b. I thel pspeopl et odealwi t hanxi et yanddepr essi onbyengagi ng t hemsel vesf oraqual i t yt i mewi t hf ol ks. c.Thr oughsoci ali nt er act i onandsuppor t( chatandLI VEhel p) ,bi ngo pl ayer sf i ni shgoal s( t askor i ent at ed) . d. St udi es conduct ed by uni ver si t i es such as t he Uni ver si t y of Sout hampt on’ s Psychol ogy Depar t mentr evealt hatpl ayi ng bi ngo wi l l makemi ndsmor eagi l eandqui t eani mpr ovementi nski l l sandr ef l exes. Whenpeopl eage,t heyal sot endt ol oosesensi t i vi t yt oper cei veacont r ast i nl i f e.“ I ti sexacer bat edi npeopl ewi t hdement i a, ”accor di ngt oGr overC. Gi l mor e,psychol ogi standdeanoft heMandelSchoolofAppl i edSoci al Sci encesatCaseWest er nReser veUni ver si t y.

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ONLI NEBI NGO –TRI VI A

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A wel lknown soci alsci ent i stpr ocl ai med t hatpl ayi ng bi ngo orgambl i ng i s notnecessar i l y an addi ct i on t o money. Manybi ngopl ayer sal sof ocusonsuper st i t i ousbehavi or , Ki ng( 1990)hasusedanet hnogr aphi cmet hodol ogyt o under st andusageofmagi candf al l acybybi ngopl ayer s ( most l yf emal e)t oi ncr easewi nni ngsandt hatmostbi ngo pl ayer sbel i evei nconcept sl i ke‘ f at e’ . Let ’ sal soexpl or esomei nt er est i ngandnotsoi mpor t ant det ai l sonBi ngoher e,hopeyouenj oyr eadi ngt hem al l . •Bi ngodebut edi n1930. •Byt heyear1934t her ewer e10, 000bi ngogames/ weekhel dr el i gi ous spot sandr ecr eat i oncent er s. •Bi ngowasor i gi nat edf r om anI t al i anLot t er ynamedLoGi uocoDel Lot t od' I t al i ai n1530. •Over1, 474, 200uni quebi ngocar dsar epossi bl e. •Fi r stbi ngogamewaspl ayedi nWi l kesBar r e,Pennsyl vani ai nsi dea chur cht or ai semoney. •70% ofal lbi ngopl ayer sar ewomen. •88% ofal lbi ngopl ayer smul t i t ask •35% ofsoci algamer sdonothavepastgami ngexper i ence.

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ONLI NEBI NGO –TRI VI A

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•Ever y15t hAmer i canci t i zenpl aysonl i negames. •83% ofpl ayer susesoci alnet wor kst opl ayonl i necasi nogames. •1929–Dur i ngt heGr eatdepr essi onsomeUSst at esl egal i zedcasi nos. •I n1849,t heUSgambl i ngscenewasbuoyedbyt heCal i f or ni angol d r ush. •Onl i negambl i ngi ndust r ynet t ed$20bi l l i oni nFY2011. •Ther ear e20, 000t o30, 000act i veonl i negambl i ngsi t es. •Over2½ mi l l i onl adi espl aybi ngo. •Bi ngoPl ayer s-9outof10ar ebel owage50.

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ONLI NEBI NGO/ GAMBLI NG HOTTI P

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Q.How t ost ayi nagameasl ongaspossi bl ecana pl ayerwi t hl i mi t edr esour ce? A.Sel ectagamecar ef ul l y,someeconomi st spr escr i be t hatagambl er / gamershoul dpr ef erbet t i ng$10f ora1% chancet owi na$2, 000( gambl eA)t obet t i ng$1f ora10$ chanceofwi nni ng$20( gambl eB) .Thi si sbecauset he expect edval ueofA( 0. 01X200010=$10)exceedst he expect edval ueofB( 0. 10X201=$1) .

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CONCLUSI ON BI NGO I SJUSTNOTANADDI CTI ON

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I nbi ngooranyf or m ofgambl i ngt her ear er i sks,someof t hem ar eknown,i nf actmostoft hem ar eknownt ous. Weal soknowt hatnobodyi st hatnaï ve,t onott ounder st andt hi sl ogi c,especi al l y,whenweknow t hatpl ayi ng bi ngoi smer el ya‘ gameofl uckorchance’ .Whensomebodywi nsal otofmoney,wecancomf or t abl ypr ocl ai m t hati twas‘ l uck’ .Bei ngaddi ct edt oapar t i cul argamecan beat t r i but edei t hert o‘ passi on’ or‘ need’ t ogetaddi ct edt o ser ve your‘ ot her ’needs and t her ef or et hi s back up ( bi ngo) . Let ’ ssay,t heChesspl ayer sandi t spl ayer s.Exper i enced andi nt el l i gentpl ayer swi l l al waysmakeasoundj udgment i nt hei rgamepl ayandst r at egi esbef or et hei rnextmove. Thepsychol ogyofgambl i ngandt her i ski nvol vedi ngambl i ngcannotbeassoci at edwi t haddi ct i on.

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CONCLUSI ON BI NGO I SJUSTNOTANADDI CTI ON

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Let ’ sf ur t herdi scusswhy.Onl i nebi ngoi sagi f tof t echnol ogywher epl ayer scanpl ayt hei rf avor i t ebi ngo gamesf r om anypl ace.Unl i kegambl i ng,t heyhavet he opt i onofaf r eepl ayf orf unand/ orpr act i ce.Wecanspl i ti t ( t heappl i cat i onofpsychol ogy)i nt wopar t sa)t heor yb) pr act i ce.Soci alsci ent i st s and doct or s have ci t ed r i sk t aki ngandgambl i nganat ur alext ensi onofhuman behavi or .Ashuman,wehaveat endencyt ot r eadt he unknownpat hori ni t i at ear i skypastt i me.Gambl i nghas been t er med asa ‘ negat i ve’t i me pass,because your f ami l y,per sonalheal t h,moneyandment alheal t hi s i nvol ved.I t ’ sunaccept abl ei nsomesoci et i es,butwel l , hast hi sst opped?I t( gambl i ng)i sal soconsi der edas ‘ r at i onal ’and‘ i nst i nct i ve. ’ Someot hersetofpeopl ewoul dconsi dert hi sact i vi t yas met hodof1)spendi ngagoodt i me2)wayt oescapef r om anywaymundanel i f e3)qui ckmoneypr ospect s.

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CONCLUSI ON BI NGO I SJUSTNOTANADDI CTI ON

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Ther ei smor et oi t( whygambl i ng?) .Theser easons( t o gambl eandbi ngo)t ypi cal l yi ncl udeoneormor eoft he f ol l owi ng.Whi chonesui t syou? •Toavoi dnotsogoodand/ orpai nf ulemot i onssadness,depr essi on, gui l t ,anxi et y,shame,anger ,humi l i at i onandf earoff ai l ur e. •Tor ecoverl ossespr evi ousl yi ncur r edt hr ought he gambl i ngbehavi or . •Asaf or m ofst i mul at i on. •Toactont hei l l usi ont hatgambl i ngcanpr ovi deast eadyi ncomeand moneyt hatwi l lsol vet hegambl er ' spr obl ems. •Asat oolofsel f dest r uct i ont odealwi t hf eel i ngsofgui l taboutsuccess. •Toescapest r ess,apai nf ulpast ,ort oseekar ousal .

Addi ct i onl i kegambl i ngi sagai nachoi ceani ndi vi dual makes.I t sper sonal andnobodyshoul dj udget hef or mer andl at ert oohar shl y.I t ’ sagai nachoi cepeopl emakeout ofext r emel y( subj ect i veandper sonal )si t uat i on.Onet i p t oover comet hi ssi t uat i oni st o‘ cont r olyouremot i ons’ . Howyoudot hati supt oyou.

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BI BLI OGRAPHY

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