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History of Gambling in America, The, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Steve Durham, Kathryn Hashimoto

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 6, 2009

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A special series addressing casinos and casino management.


Designed to uncover the inner workings of a casino, this five book series tackles a variety of topics–from gaming methods, to financial controls, to marketing, to organization and culture. Each book covers a topic in-depth and offers a unifying management perspective. Aspiring students and current employees will benefit from the contributions industry professionals have made to these texts. Featuring a flexible design and accompanying instructor manual, the books can be used separately or together to provide a consistent curriculum for majors, minors and certification programs.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1:  Why are There Rules?

Chapter 2:  History from Plymouth Plantation to the Civil War

Chapter 3:  History from the Civil War through the Great Depression

Chapter 4:  The Modern Era --  Nevada

Chapter 5:  Modern Era — New Jersey

Chapter 6:  Native American Gaming

Chapter 7:  Other Jurisdictions — Riverboats

Chapter 8 — Other Jurisdictions — Landbased Casinos

Chapter 9:  The Costs and Benefits of Legalized Gaming

Chapter 10:  Economic Benefits

Chapter 11:  Acceptance of Gaming

Chapter 12:  Regulations

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$34.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-500608-5