The Resource Legalized gambling : a reference handbook, William N. Thompson

Legalized gambling : a reference handbook, William N. Thompson

Label
Legalized gambling : a reference handbook
Title
Legalized gambling
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
William N. Thompson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Designed to serve as a one-stop information source and guide to in-depth exploration, this volume examines legalized gambling and the civic and personal issues at stake. From local economics and crime to problem gamblers and religious beliefs, all of the key issues in the political debate are explored
  • The work also provides a historical look at the gaming industry and its dynamic spread across the United States and Canada in many forms, including casinos, state lotteries, charity bingo games, pari-mutuel betting, and, more recently, video poker. Profiles of investors, operators, and players are included as well as a detailed chronology, facts, statistics, legislation, an annotated bibliography, and a listing of gaming-industry and related government organizations
  • This volume provides solid, useful information that can serve as a foundation for decision making, research, and enhanced understanding of this controversial subject. Legalized Gambling: A Reference Handbook is part ABC-CLIO's award-winning Contemporary World Issues series. Other books in the series deal with issues such as health care, abortion, terrorism, recycling, AIDS, homelessness, sexual harassment, rainforests, and intellectual freedom
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, William Norman
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6710
LC item number
.T48 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gambling
  • Gambling
  • Gambling
  • Jeux de hasard
  • Jeux de hasard
  • Jeux de hasard
  • Gambling
  • Canada
  • United States
Label
Legalized gambling : a reference handbook, William N. Thompson
Link
https://archive.org/details/legalizedgamblin00thom_0
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction. Gambling throughout History. Government in the Gaming Enterprise. Why Do People Gamble? Social and Religious Views of Gaming. Pros and Cons of Legalized Gambling -- 2. Chronology -- 3. Biographical Sketches. Gambling Hall of Fame. Operators and Investors. Famous Players -- 4. Legislation, Points of View, and Statistics. U.S. Federal Gaming Legislation. National Canadian Legislation. Selected State and Provincial Legislation. Major Court Cases. Points of View. Figures and Tables -- 5. Directory of Organizations. Private Organizations. Government Organizations -- 6. Selected Print Resources. Documents and Government Reports. Books. Periodicals -- 7. Selected Nonprint Resources. Feature Films with Gambling Themes. Videocassette Documentaries on Gambling. Distributors
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780874367294
Lccn
94021258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)30593364
Label
Legalized gambling : a reference handbook, William N. Thompson
Link
https://archive.org/details/legalizedgamblin00thom_0
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction. Gambling throughout History. Government in the Gaming Enterprise. Why Do People Gamble? Social and Religious Views of Gaming. Pros and Cons of Legalized Gambling -- 2. Chronology -- 3. Biographical Sketches. Gambling Hall of Fame. Operators and Investors. Famous Players -- 4. Legislation, Points of View, and Statistics. U.S. Federal Gaming Legislation. National Canadian Legislation. Selected State and Provincial Legislation. Major Court Cases. Points of View. Figures and Tables -- 5. Directory of Organizations. Private Organizations. Government Organizations -- 6. Selected Print Resources. Documents and Government Reports. Books. Periodicals -- 7. Selected Nonprint Resources. Feature Films with Gambling Themes. Videocassette Documentaries on Gambling. Distributors
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780874367294
Lccn
94021258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)30593364

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