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The international encyclopedia of gambling

Author: William Norman Thompson
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2010.
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From the Publisher: The International Encyclopedia of Gambling seeks to explain the gambling phenomenon through an in-depth exploration of gambling operations around the world. More than 300 entries reflect the global stretch of the industry as they examine games, venues, players and other leading figures, legal issues, the history of gaming, and the literature on the subject. The work is enhanced with a dozen  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Thompson, William Norman.
International encyclopedia of gambling.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2010
(DLC) 2009048274
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Norman Thompson
ISBN: 9781598842265 1598842269
OCLC Number: 643295913
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Cover; The International Encyclopedia of Gambling: VOLUME 1; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Lyrics; Introduction; Chronology; Section One: General Topics; Section Two: Games; Section Three: Biographies of Leading Figures in Gambling; Index; Title; The International Encyclopedia of Gambling: VOLUME 2; Copyright; Section Four: Venues and Places; Section Five: Annotated Bibliography; Section Six: Leading Law Cases on Gambling; Section Seven: A Glossary of Gambling Terms; Section Eight: Selected Essays on Gambling; Thematic Index; Index; About the Author
Responsibility: William N. Thompson.
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The most complete single-source collection on gambling ever assembled gives readers access to the best possible information about one of the fastest growing industries in the world.  Read more...


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