The latest issue of the Journal of Gambling Issues is available online at http://www.camh.net/egambling. Issue 23 (June 2009) ----Research---- An evaluation of two United Kingdom online support forums designed to help people with gambling issues --Richard T.A. Wood & Sabrina A. Wood Electronic gambling machines: Influence of a clock, a cash display, and a precommitment on gambling time --Robert Ladouceur & Serge Sévigny Gamblers Anonymous and the 12 Steps: How an informal society has altered a recovery process in accordance with the special needs of problem gamblers --Peter Ferentzy, Wayne Skinner & Paul Antze Gambling as a public health issue: The critical role of the local environment --David Marshall PAR Sheets, probabilities, and slot machine play: Implications for problem and non-problem gambling --Kevin A. Harrigan & Mike Dixon Gambling and organized crime — A review of the literature --Peter Ferentzy & Nigel Turner Should gambling be included in public health surveillance systems? --Blase Gambino ----Reviews---- Problem Gambling in Europe: Challenges, Prevention, and Interventions --Reviewed by Peter Collins Overcoming Pathological Gambling: Therapist Guide and Overcoming Your Pathological Gambling: Workbook --Reviewed by: Timothy Fong Neuroeconomics: A Guide to the New Science of Making Choices --Reviewed by Ari Kalechstein Betting Their Lives: The Close Relations of Problem Gamblers --Reviewed by Henry R. Lesieur Mike Matusow: Check-Raising the Devil --Reviewed by N. Will Shead Research and Measurement Issues in Gambling Studies --Reviewed by Nigel E. Turner __._,_.___ Rowdy Yates Senior Research Fellow Scottish Addiction Studies Dept. of Applied Social Science University of Stirling Scotland T: +44 (0) 1786-467737 F: +44 (0) 1786-466299 W: http://www.dass.stir.ac.uk/sections/showsection.php?id=4 (home) W: http://www.drugslibrary.stir.ac.uk/ (online library) -- Academic Excellence at the Heart of Scotland. The University of Stirling is a charity registered in Scotland, number SC 011159.