Introduction to Casino and Gaming Operations / Edition 2

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Overview

Engaging, readable, and authoritative, this book is the most comprehensive source available on the research and techniques involved in casino and gaming operations. It explores the function of casinos and their relationships to hotels, restaurants, resorts, and entertainment facilities. Traces the history of the gaming industry and looks ahead to future areas of expansion. Moves from principles to practices, from overviews to detailed descriptions, all in a chronological context. Provides a new chapter on Internet gaming operations. Updates all references; expands and clarifies all charts and graphs. The ideal reference for travel/gaming industry supervisors and managers, and for anyone interested in casino operations.

One of the most comprehensive sources of information on casino management and gaming operations around the world. Presented in a readable, engaging, and logical manner, this book describes research, methodology, and techniques with exercises to reinforce the material of each chapter. Key terms are highlighted throughout the book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780139795688
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/3/1999
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 6.99 (w) x 9.13 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. The Evolution of Gaming.

2. Pari-mutuel and Lottery Operations.

3. Slot and Video Operations.

4. Games of Chance.

5. Gaming Regulations.

6. Economic Impact of Casinos.

7. The Sociological Impact of Casino Gambling.

8. Native American Gambling.

9. River Boat and Cruise Ship Gambling.

10. Casino Marketing and Marketing Promotions.

11. Casino Financial and Accounting Control.

12. Security and Surveillance.

13. Modern Casino and Gaming Operations.

14. Canada—Gambling in the Provinces.

15. International Casinos.

16. The Future of the Casino Industry.

17. Casino Gambling on the Internet.

Glossary.

Index.

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