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Gambling : what's at stake?

Author: Stephen Meyer
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Cengage Learning, ©2013.
Series: Information Plus reference series; Information series on current topics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2013 edView all editions and formats
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Presents in-depth information on how casino gambling, sports gambling, lotteries, and Internet gambling work, provides up-to-date financial data for each, and discusses the effects of these and other gambling activities on the communities in which they take place. Also discussed are American attitudes toward gambling.
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Meyer
ISBN: 9781414481418 1414481411
OCLC Number: 848025589
Description: viii, 145 pages ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Gambling in the United States : an overview --
2. Supply and demand : who offers gambling? Who gambles? --
3. An introduction to casinos --
4. Commercial casinos --
5. Native American tribal casinos --
6. The economic and social effects of casinos --
7. Lotteries --
8. Sports gambling --
9. Internet gambling.
Series Title: Information Plus reference series; Information series on current topics
Other Titles: Gambling 2013
Responsibility: Stephen Meyer.

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Presents in-depth information on how casino gambling, sports gambling, lotteries, and Internet gambling work, provides up-to-date financial data for each, and discusses the effects of these and other gambling activities on the communities in which they take place. Also discussed are American attitudes toward gambling.

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