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Gambling

Author: Jill Hamilton
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press/Thomson Gale, ©2006.
Series: Social issues firsthand.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eleven articles explore various aspects of gambling, including the lives of professional and recreational gamblers, gambling addiction, and what it is like to work at a casino.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gambling.
Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press/Thomson Gale, ©2006
(OCoLC)894798253
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Hamilton
ISBN: 0737724986 9780737724981
OCLC Number: 65400722
Description: 107 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: CHAPTER 1: PROFESSIONAL AND RECREATIONAL GAMBLERS: A poker player's life, then and now / Josh Arieh --
How I became a low roller / Jean Scott --
An actor's passion for poker / James Woods, interviewed by Michael Caselli --
Confessions of an underground poker junkie / Alice H. Kim --
CHAPTER 2: THE STRUGGLES OF GAMBLING ADDICTS: How I was snared by online gambling / Maureen Paton --
I am a lottery ticket addict / Chris Wright --
I am in residential treatment for my gambling / David --
My brother was a compulsive gambler / Michelle Wong --
CHAPTER 3: WORKING AT THE CASINO: A day in the life behind the tables / Jason DuVall --
The dark side of casinos / Kim K. --
Interview with a Blackjack dealer / Sandy, interviewed by Robert Romano.
Series Title: Social issues firsthand.
Responsibility: Jill Hamilton, book editor.

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Eleven articles explore various aspects of gambling, including the lives of professional and recreational gamblers, gambling addiction, and what it is like to work at a casino.

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