Gambling in America

Gambling in America

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An Aa€“Z look at the history and impacts of gambling, including related legal, legislative, economic, and social issues. * More than 250 entries on every aspect of gambling in the United States * A chronology of significant events in the history of gambling from prehistory to the present day * The full text of 11 of the author's published articles on gambling * Reviews of more than 60 books in an extensive and thoroughly annotated bibliographyone payoff if the dealer reveals that he or she has a natural blackjack. With this side bet, the casino has an 8 percent edge over the player, as there are sixteen ten-valued cards (which can make the insurance bet a winner) and thirty-six other anbsp;...

Title:Gambling in America
Author:William Norman Thompson
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2001


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