Gambling in America

Gambling in America

by Stephen Meyer




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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410325488
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 05/11/2018
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 Gambling in the United States: An Overview 1

Chapter 2 Supply and Demand: Who Offers Gambling? Who Gambles? 9

Chapter 3 An Introduction to Casinos 21

Chapter 4 Commercial Casinos 25

Chapter 5 Native American Tribal Casinos 45

Chapter 6 The Economic and Social Effects of Casinos 57

Chapter 7 Lotteries 73

Chapter 8 Sports Gambling 87

Chapter 9 Internet Gambling 101

Important Names and Addresses 111

Resources 117

Index 119

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