Trends in NCAA Student-Athlete Gambling Behaviors and Attitudes

Findings: Overall rates of gambling among NCAA men have decreased. Fifty-five percent of men in the 2016 study reported gambling for money within the past year, compared to 57% of respondents in the 2012 study and 66% in 2008. As in the...

Sports Wagering Publications Using NCAA Data

Ellenbogen, S., Jacobs, D.F., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R. & Paskus, T.S. (2008). Gambling behavior among college student-athletes . Journal of Applied Sport Psychology , 20 , 349-362. Huang, J.H., Jacobs, D.F., Derevensky, J.L., Gupta, R...

NCAA National Study on Collegiate Wagering

In the interests of protecting the health and well-being of the hundreds of thousands of student-athletes who participate in college sports, NCAA research studies the behaviors of student-athletes – including behaviors that could put...

Compliance Experts Share How to Spot Wagering

As part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness and provide more resources and expertise about behaviors that put student-athletes at risk, the NCAA hosted its ninth annual sports-wagering seminar this past October at the national office in Indianapolis to focus on education and monitoring.

Is Gambling Just as Bad as Doping? You Bet It Is.

Many people’s gut reaction is to be more horrified by doping than by gambling. The high-profile media attention given to doping in sports trumps that given to gambling, though every four-year class since 1991 has experienced a major point shaving scandal in college sports.

Study Author Outlines 2012 Survey Findings

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, the director of the International Center for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University in Montreal, has co-authored the 2008 and 2012 NCAA studies on student-athlete gambling behaviors. Following is a Q&A with the world-renowned expert on the subject.

Latest wagering study shows decrease in gambling activity

Preliminary results from the latest NCAA study of college student-athlete gambling behaviors and attitudes reflect hopeful news in overall rates of gambling within the student-athlete population but raise concerns in the ever-changing...

NCAA and pro sports leagues file federal lawsuit against New Jersey state officials to stop sports gambling

The NCAA and the four major professional sports leagues (MLB, NBA, NFL and the NHL) today filed a complaint against New Jersey state officials in federal court in Trenton, NJ seeking to stop the state from implementing sports betting on...

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