The issue of problem gambling is a growing concern, and surveys are often used to gather information and track trends in this area. According to a news article, some apps and online casinos are now using technology to monitor player behavior and identify potential problem gambling . Additionally, there is an annual grassroots campaign called Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) that aims to increase awareness and promote resources for those affected by problem gambling.
Surveys are also used to collect data on gambling habits and behaviors. A study in Montreal found that more women began gambling online during the pandemic, and a survey revealed that a small percentage of men and women are at moderate to high risk of developing problem gambling behaviors . Overall, surveys can be a valuable tool for understanding problem gambling and developing strategies to address it.