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Tony Leino

Postdoctoral fellow
  • E-mailTony.Leino@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 23 37
  • Visitor Address
    Christiesgt. 12
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7807
    5020 BERGEN
  • Gambling Behavior
  • Gaming Machines
  • Structural Game Characteristics
  • Psyk100 Introduction to Psychology (UoB)
  • Psyk202 Psychological research methods (UoB)
  • Psyk207 Learning and Behavioural Psychology (UoB), Seminars
  • Psyk208 Affect og Cognition (UoB), Seminars
  • Psyk304 Experimental methods and statistics (UoB), Data lab
  • Propsy305 Cognitive psychology
  • Leino, Tony; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Griffiths, Mark D.; Pallesen, Ståle. 2019. The relationship between gambling disorder and substance use disorder: A nationwide longitudinal register study .
  • Leino, Tony. 2019. The relationship between gambling disorder and substance abuse disorder: a health registry study.
  • Leino, Tony; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Molde, Helge; Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Pallesen, Ståle. 2019. The relationship between SUD and GD: a nationwide longitudinal health registry study.
  • Pallesen, Ståle; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Leino, Tony. 2019. Sammenhengen mellom pengespillidelse og rusmisbrukslidelser: Analyse av registerdata. .
  • Rämö, Matti; Leino, Tony; Airas, Anssi; Dixon, Mike. 2019. Myös Veikkauksen verkkopeleissä käytössä olevat valevoitot hämäävät rahapelaajia – Tutkija: ”Pelaajat sekoittavat valevoittoja oikeisiin”.
  • Leino, Tony. 2019. Kan kostnader knyttet til implementering av ulike RG tiltak rettferdiggjøres basert på deres empiriske evidens?
  • Leino, Tony. 2018. Structural game characteristics, game features, financial outcomes and gambling behaviour.
  • Sagoe, Dominic; Pallesen, Ståle; Hanss, Daniel; Leino, Tony; Molde, Helge; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Torsheim, Torbjørn. 2018. Mental health symptoms and gambling behaviour: A longitudinal study from adolescence to emerging adulthood. Journal of Behavioral Addictions.
  • Sagoe, Dominic; Pallesen, Ståle; Griffiths, Mark D.; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Leino, Tony. 2018. Does individual gambling behavior vary across gambling venues with differing numbers of terminals? An empirical real-world study using player account data. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Sagoe, Dominic; Eide, Tine Almenning; Øhrn, Heidi; Leino, Tony Mathias; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Pallesen, Ståle. 2017. Negative wins do not reinforce ‘short-term’ slot machine gambling intensity, game evaluation, and gambling beliefs. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 1-11.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)


Leino, T., Torsheim, T., Pallesen, S., Blaszczynski, A., Sagoe, D., Molde, H. (2016). Losses disguised as wins and gambling behavior in EGMs. European Association for the Study of Gambling. 

Leino, T., Gainsbury, S., Blaszczynski, A., Griffiths, M. D., Mentzoni, R., A., Pallesen, S. & Molde, H. (2015) An empirical investigation of past financial outcomes and monthly expenditure among VLT gamblers. SNSUS - Stockholm, Sweden.

Leino, T. & Molde, H. (2013). Structural characteristics in Gambling Machines and Gambling Behavior: Do Machine Features influence Gambling Behavior?. National Association for Gambling Studies Inc. - Sydney, Australia.


Leino, T., Torsheim, T., Blaszczynski, A., Griffiths, M. D., Mentzoni, R. A., Pallesen, S. & Molde, H. (2014). The relationship between structural game characteristics and gambling behaviour: A population-level study. 10th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues - Helsingfors, Finland.

  • Problem gambling and suicide: A registry-based approach
  • From risk to prevention: Using REGistry-based studies to alleviate the burden of GAMbling problems(REGGAM)
  • Structural Game Charachteristics, Rewards Schedules and Gambling Behavior.
  • Contextual and individual factors associated with gambling problems and gambling behavior in adolesence and young adulthood.