Firms, Rutgers to study telehealth gambling treatments

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gambling technology company and a virtual mental health clinic are joining with New Jersey's Rutgers University to study the effectiveness of treatment for compulsive gambling and video game playing delivered in a virtual setting.

Playtech, based in Isle of Man, and Kindbridge, the Chattanooga, Tennessee-based telehealth clinic said Wednesday they are teaming up with the Center for Gambling Studies at Rutgers to create an evidence-based model for gambling treatment in a telehealth setting.