n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - The effect of pathological gambling disorder on sentence : comments

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1011-8527
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2118



The prediction that the fast growing industry of legalised gambling will bring with it challenges of its own, inter alia in the form of problem gamblers (including compulsive gamblers, gambling addicts or pathological gamblers) was proven correct (M Carnelley and S Hoctor 'Pathological gambling as a defence in criminal law' (2001) 379).

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