Fantasy, sports betting sites online should have "responsible gambling features," Dr. Derevensky tells CBC

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cbc masthead logoOnline daily fantasy and sports betting sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel should have "responsible gambling features built into their site," Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky told CBC's Matthew Black earlier this week.

The article was titled "Gambling expert calls on provinces to step into daily fantasy sports arena: BCLC says it recognizes the growing popularity of daily fantasy, but isn't adding it just yet" and appeared on CBC.ca's website on February 20, 2017. Please click here to read the article.

Dr. Derevensky is Chair of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Director of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours. His research has focused on child and adolescent high-risk behaviours. He is actively involved in a variety of research, treatment, and prevention products. He has worked internationally and provided expert testimony before legislative bodies in several countries and his work has resulted in important social policy and governmental changes.

[read "Gambling expert calls on provinces to step into daily fantasy sports arena: BCLC says it recognizes the growing popularity of daily fantasy, but isn't adding it just yet," by Matthew Black, CBC]