Essential Viewpoints examines critical debates occurring today, including the legislation that has shaped the issue as well as the numerous sides of each argument.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Gambling: Problem or Solution? 6
Chapter 2 The History of Gambling 14
Chapter 3 Role in the Economy 26
Chapter 4 State-sanctioned Gambling 36
Chapter 5 Entertainment and Personal Choice 46
Chapter 6 Addiction 56
Chapter 7 Young People and Gambling 66
Chapter 8 Tribal Gaming 78
Chapter 9 The Internet and the Future 88
Essential Facts 100
Additional Resources 102
Source Notes 106
About the Author 112