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Gambling in America : an encyclopedia of history, issues, and society

Author: William Norman Thompson
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2001.
Series: ABC-CLIO E-Books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whether you believe that gambling is good for the economy or that the Mob runs Vegas, you cannot escape the fact that gambling is the fastest-growing entertainment enterprise in America. In this completely up-to-date volume, America's most renowned gambling scholar examines the history of gambling as well as its current legal, legislative, economic, and social environment. Some of the hundreds of entries in this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thompson, William Norman.
Gambling in America.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2001
(OCoLC)606656547
Online version:
Thompson, William Norman.
Gambling in America.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2001
(OCoLC)608583092
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Norman Thompson
ISBN: 1576071596 9781576071595 1576075915 9781576075913
OCLC Number: 47160946
Notes: 2010 edition has title: International encyclopedia of gambling.
"This book is also available on the World Wide Web as an e-book."
Awards: Winner of Best of Reference 2002 2002 (United States)
Description: xxx, 509 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Title: ABC-CLIO E-Books.
Other Titles: International encyclopedia of gambling.
Responsibility: William N. Thompson.
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An A-Z look at the history and impacts of gambling, including related legal, legislative, economic, and social issues.Whether they're called "gaming" by the industry's supporters or "gambling" by its  Read more...

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