Legal Gambling: Winner or Loser?

Legal Gambling: Winner or Loser?

by Richard Worth




Gambling: for some, it evokes visions of massive debt, self-destruction, and addiction. For others, it inspires thoughts of prosperity, economic boom times, and aid to ailing economies. Since gambling has existed in America in legal and nonlegal forms since colonial days, some even think it's a right. In legal Gambling: Winner or Loser? Richard worth explores both sides of this ongoing, temper-raising, controversy!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761442332
Publisher: Cavendish, Marshall Corporation
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Controversy! Series
Pages: 111
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Legal gambling: The Issues 9

2 Gambling on the Future 20

3 The Rise of Casino Gambling 32

4 Indian Gaming 44

5 Satate Lotteries 58

6 Racing and Sports Betting 66

7 Internet gambling 80

Timeline 92

Notes 94

Further Information 101

Bibliography 102

Index 103

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