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The Resource High stakes : the rising cost of America's gambling addiction, Sam Skolnik

High stakes : the rising cost of America's gambling addiction, Sam Skolnik

Label
High stakes : the rising cost of America's gambling addiction
Title
High stakes
Title remainder
the rising cost of America's gambling addiction
Statement of responsibility
Sam Skolnik
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the impact of legalized gambling on American culture, describing the appeal of legalized gambling as a tool for politicians to raise revenues and create jobs, discussing a rise in gambling addictions, and explaining how gambling addiction can lead to higher indebtedness and increased amounts of divorces, suicides, and gambling-related crime
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Skolnik, Sam
Dewey number
362.2/5
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6715
LC item number
.S56 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gambling
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Gambling industry
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Gambling
  • Gambling industry
  • United States
  • Gambling
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Gambling industry
Label
High stakes : the rising cost of America's gambling addiction, Sam Skolnik
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-207) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The other gambling addicts: the states -- Welcome to Las Vegas, problem gambling capital of the world -- The Asian connection -- The rise of the poker junkie -- The online fix -- Evolving science, questionable research -- A federal role, and a look forward
Control code
ocn670479544
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 222 pages
Isbn
9780807006290
Lccn
2010050222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780807006290
  • (OCoLC)670479544
Label
High stakes : the rising cost of America's gambling addiction, Sam Skolnik
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-207) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The other gambling addicts: the states -- Welcome to Las Vegas, problem gambling capital of the world -- The Asian connection -- The rise of the poker junkie -- The online fix -- Evolving science, questionable research -- A federal role, and a look forward
Control code
ocn670479544
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 222 pages
Isbn
9780807006290
Lccn
2010050222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780807006290
  • (OCoLC)670479544

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