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No Limit Texas Hold ‘em, Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat and not least slot machines are mostly associated with Caesars Palace or MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Casino Barrière d’Enghien-les-Bains in France or Casino de Monte Carlo in Monaco. It may seem there is no immediate connection between these and platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube, Twitch, LinkedIn, Messenger, WhatsApp or WeChat. But Casinos, online games and social platforms have one thing in common: Their application of well-known psychological mechanisms and hidden tricks of the trade to capture and retain peoples’ attention at the green table, slot-machine or screen in order to gain, win and control.

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Hendricks, V.F., Mehlsen, C. (2022). Clandestine Casino. In: The Ministry of Truth. Springer, Cham.

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