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Gambling and commercial gaming : essays in business, economics, philosophy and science

Author: William R Eadington; Judy A Cornelius
Publisher: Reno, Nev. : Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming, College of Business Administration, University of Nevada, Reno, ©1992.
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Provides a look at lotteries, pari-mutuel racing, sports betting from the standpoint of economic and fiscal implications, and marketing and management issues.

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Gambling and commercial gaming.
Reno, Nev. : Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming, College of Business Administration, University of Nevada, Reno, ©1992
(OCoLC)606066184
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Eadington; Judy A Cornelius
ISBN: 0942828321 9780942828320
OCLC Number: 26207962
Description: xxviii, 656 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Understanding The Rationale Of Gambling And The Gambler : A Sociocognitive theory of gambling involvement / Michael B. Walker --
Could gambling save science? Encouraging an honest consensus / Robin Hanson --
Perspectives on gambling / Gordon E. Moody --
Covert religious aspects of gambling / David L. Newmark --
An Economic canlysis of gambling adiction / Panela Mobilia --
An Anlysis of skill in gambling / Mark Solonsch --
The Presence of irrational thinking among poker machine players / Michael B. Walker --
Poker tournament attributions / William J. Corney and Wm. Theodore Cummings. Scientific Studies And The Analysis Of Games And Other Wagering Opportunities : Playing portfolio selection contests in an efficient capital market / John J. Binder and Gregory Waymire --
"Split any hand" the effect of this rule on a player's expectations in Blackjack / Carlson R. Chambliss --
Non-linearities in the optimial strategy for casino Blackjack / Michael Nevin --
The Evaluation of Blackjack games using a combined expectation and risk measure / Patrick Sileo --
A Card counting system for Over/Under 13 / Doug Donato --
An Analysis of the game of Nines up / JOhn M. Gwynn, Jr --
A Mathematical and computer analysis of video poker / Glenn Weber and W. Todd Scruggs --
Successful betting strategies : eveidence from the U.K. off-course betting market / Johnnie E.V. Johnson and Alistair C. Bruce. Gambling and commercial gaming : essays in business, economics, philosophy and science --
Preface / William R. Eadington --
Studies in casino and gaming managmemet, marketing and regulation : successful new gaming entries : planning, execution, and competitive response / Todd D. Allen --
Lagniappe : the key to casino survival in a buyer's market / William N. Thompson and Michele Comeau --
Creating a computerized competitive information system for the hotel and casino industry / Floyd J. Brock, William A. Newman and William N. Thompsn --
Dealing to the premium player : casino marketing and management strategies to cope with high risk situations / William Readington and Nigel Kent-Lemon. The Use and non-use of market research information in casino gaming : perspective on Las Vagas, Nevada / Jeffrey A. Lwenhar --
Predicting casino revenu using stachastic migraton simulation / Floyd J. Brock, George L. Fussell and William J. Corney --
Economic effects of comerical gaming in New Jersey / Ken Harrison --
Fiscal impact anaylsis casino gaming and the public sector / Candace Evart Fox --
Developments in the testing and inspection practice of gaming machines in the Netherlands / Jan A.J. Basten and Jacques J. Schmt --
Tourism and casino gaming in a newly industrialized country : the Mauritius case / Lawrence Dandurand, Marc Freismuth and Sundeep Ramchurn --
Statistical verification techniques for discovering slot machine malfunctions and theft / Jeffrey E. Millian. Analysis of sports betting, lotteries and parimutuel racing : The Influence of competitive market presures and player skill in affecting sports book hold percentage performance in nevada / Arne K. Lang and Michel K. Roxborough --
Oddsmaking and sports betting in European wagering markets / Jorma Vuoksenmaa --
Index betting on sports / David A. Jackson and K.R. Mosurski --
Evidence of lottery play in a non-lottery state : estimates and analysis from survey data / John L. Mikesell --
Net state lottery tax revenue / Mary O. Borg, Paul M. Mason and Stephen L. Shapiro --
Lotteries and casino gambling : Complements or subsitutes? / Albert C. Ovedovitz. The Impact of intrastate intertrack wagering, casios, and a state lottery on the demand for parimutuel horseracing : New Jersey, a case study / Richard Thalheimer --
New trends in the lottery market : research and development at Loto-Quebec / Luc Provost --
The Effect of state loteries on the pari-mutuel industry / H. Roy Kaplan --
He manako te koura i kore ai : the dilemma facing New Zealand's parimutuel racing industry / Derek Syme --
The Grand National and the Derby : British bets on the best / Margaret Miers --
The Ethics of parimutuel systems / Jack Dowie --
Working together in a dramatically changing industry : the interface between the University of Louisville and horse racing industry / Robert G. Lawrence.
Responsibility: edited by William R. Eadington, Judy A. Cornelius.

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