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Th economics of gambling.

Alex Rubner

Th economics of gambling.

by Alex Rubner

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Published by Macmillan .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination166p.,23cm
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20677183M

Casino gambling has spread throughout the world, and continues to spread. As governments try to cope with fiscal pressures, legalized casinos offer a possible source of additional tax revenue. But casino gambling is often controversial, as some people have moral objections to gambling. This book introduces and develops some of the important and beautiful elementary mathematics needed for rational analysis of various gambling and game activities. Most of the standard casino games (roulette, craps, blackjack, keno), some social games (backgammon, poker, bridge) and various other activities (state lotteries, horse racing, etc.

This report focuses on the economic arguments for gambling, outlining the purpose and potential impacts and results of government intervention on the society. In considering the economy as a whole, the impact on society also includes the impact on business. Journal of Sports Economics publishes scholarly research in the field of sports economics that is of broad interest to both specialists in sports economics and to researchers in other areas of economics as well as in finance and management. The aim of the journal is to further understanding of the economy, economic decision-making by individuals, both as consumers and workers, and by firms.

It contains books about blackjack, poker, sports gambling, video poker, craps, roulette, slot machines, gambling psychology, casino tactics, and more. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.   Economics Professor Douglas M. Walker is an expert in the economics and social impacts of legalized gambling. Poker, sports betting and playing the lottery are all forms of gambling – games of chance that offer a rush of excitement from risking your hard-earned money against the potential reward of raking in big winnings.


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