Gambling: What's at Stake?

Gambling: What's at Stake?

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781414481418
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 04/12/2013
Series: Gale Information Plus Reference Series
Pages: 145
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

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? 11

Chapter 3 An Introduction to Casinos 25

Chapter 4 Commercial Casinos 31

Chapter 5 Native American Tribal Casinos 51

Chapter 6 The Economic and Social Effects of Casinos 63

Chapter 7 Lotteries 77

Chapter 8 Sports Gambling 95

Chapter 9 Internet Gambling 107

Important Names and Addresses 117

Resources 123

Index 125

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