Luck Business The Devastating Consequences of America's Gambling Explosion

ISBN-10: 0029124832

ISBN-13: 9780029124833

Edition: 1996

Authors: Robert Goodman

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This book documents how the growth of lotteries, casinos and riverboats has often led to dramatic increases in state revenues and unexpected economic and social problems, and shows how state governments have favoured gambling over other business ventures.
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List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 10/11/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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The New Gambling Economy: Convenient Gambling, Inconvenient Results
Who Plays and Who Pays?
The Politics of More Gambling: Who Wants It and How Do They Get It?
Chaser Governments: The Accidental Gambling Entrepreneurs
Tribal Gambling Enterprises: Issues of Sovereignty and Economic Need
McGambling: Electronic Betting and the Future of the Industry
The Government as Predator: A Troubling New Role in Troubled Economies
Fiscal Crises: The Legacy of Convenience Gambling
The Good Gamble: More Play for the Money
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