Gambling Studies Program

Why Cops Are Raiding Arcades Over a Fishing Game

Dr. Fong talks about why “fishing games” are so popular and why they pose a problem for the gambling community. Dr. Fong mentions that part of the reason these fishing games are so popular among Asian communities within and outside of the US is due to the large role gambling plays in their culture. He also provides a reason for why these arcade games are so harmful and how arcade games are become more and more like gambling games.