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author   LinkDoak, Melissa J.
title   Gambling [electronic resource] : what’s at stake? / Melissa J. Doak. 
edition   2011 ed.
published   Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2011.
description   1 online resource (viii, 134 p.) : ill., maps.
series note   ( Information Plus reference series)
series   LinkInformation Plus reference series.
all locations   Availability
location   UMBC LibraryLibrary Info Reference E-Books Holdings  Availability
notes   "ISSN 1543-4915."
  "Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
summary   Presents in-depth information on how casino gambling, sports gambling, lotteries, and Internet gambling work, provides up-to-date financial data for each, and discusses the effects of these and other gambling activities on the communities in which they take place. Also discussed are American attitudes toward gambling.
notes   Includes bibliographical references and index.
contents   Gambling in the United States : an overview -- Supply and demand : who offers gambling? who gambles? -- An introduction to casinos -- Commercial casinos -- Native American tribal casinos -- The economic and social effects of casinos -- Lotteries -- Sports gambling -- Internet gambling.
subjects   LinkGambling -- United States.
  LinkGambling -- Economic aspects -- United States.
  LinkGambling -- Social aspects -- United States.
  LinkGamblers -- United States.
  LinkOff-reservation casinos.
  LinkGambling on Indian reservations.
  LinkSports betting.
  LinkInternet gambling.
  LinkElectronic books.
format   Book
  Electronic Resources (all)
  Electronic Resources (online)
ISBN   9781414462943 (electronic book)
  1414462948 (electronic book)

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