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Governing Fortune : Casino Gambling in America,9780472069651

Governing Fortune : Casino Gambling in America

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9780472069651

ISBN10:
0472069659
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

Written by a lawyer and an economist,Governing Fortunesummarizes the legal framework supporting the gaming industry and reviews the costs and benefits of casinos by showing how tax base and job growth vary widely with site-specific factors. The book sets forth an innovative proposal for the licensing of gamblers as a means to balance the liberty interests of individuals against the social costs generated from problem gambling behavior. Morse and Goss offer both regional and sector comparisons of the gaming industry and accessible data about every aspect of the gaming environment, including the impact of gambling on economic and social environments. "Goss and Morse provide an outstandingly sound economic understanding of the function and place of casinos in American society, including essential heretofore unavailable grounding in the legal issues that the book accomplishes remarkably effectively. Moreover, this wealth of economic and legal information is transmitted in an engaging and readable manner. Scholarly, thoughtfully collected and authoritative, the book is of interest to any learner of the gambling industry, including students, civic activists, legislators, and scholars." Earl Grinols, Baylor University "In this book, Morse and Goss make important contributions to our understanding of the negative outcomes of the expansion of gambling in America." Jon Bruning, Nebraska Attorney General Edward A. Morse is Professor of Law and holder of the McGrath North Mullin & Kratz Endowed Chair in Business Law at Creighton University School of Law. Ernest P. Goss is Professor of Economics and MacAllister Chair at Creighton University and was a 2004 scholar-in-residence with the Congressional Budget Office.

Table of Contents

A brief history of gambling in Americap. 1
Casino expansion in the United Statesp. 13
Tax revenues from casinosp. 32
Casinos as economic development toolsp. 52
Social costsp. 68
Regulating gambling - an introductionp. 93
Casino regulation in Nevadap. 100
Casino regulation in other statesp. 115
Regulating gambling : the federal government's rolep. 143
The Internet : gambling's new frontierp. 181
Tribal gamingp. 212
Governing fortune in a changing worldp. 246
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