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Gambling in America

Author: Mark Lane
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.
Series: Information Plus reference series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gambling, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the  Read more...
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Gambling.
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lane
ISBN: 9781573026482 1573026484
OCLC Number: 910935227
Notes: "ISSN 2373-3861."
"Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
Description: viii, 138 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Gambling in the United States : an overview --
chapter 2. Supply and demand : who offers gambling? who gambles? --
chapter 3. An introduction to casinos --
chapter 4. Commercial casinos --
chapter 5. Native American tribal casinos --
chapter 6. The economic and social effects of casinos --
chapter 7. Lotteries --
chapter 8. Sports gambling --
chapter 9. Internet gambling.
Series Title: Information Plus reference series.
Responsibility: Mark Lane.

Abstract:

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gambling, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.

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