The Gaming Industry: Introduction and Perspectives / Edition 1

The Gaming Industry: Introduction and Perspectives / Edition 1

by International Gaming Institute, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Adm, Universal Anternational Gaming Anstitute, Universal International Gaming Institute
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471129275

ISBN-13: 9780471129271

Pub. Date: 04/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley

An authoritative introduction to the world of professional gaming and casino management, from the authorities on the subject, the faculty of the UNLV International Gaming Institute: Vincent H. Eade, Director David J. Christianson, Dean William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration

Contributing faculty members: Frank D. Borsenik Leslie E. Cummings

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An authoritative introduction to the world of professional gaming and casino management, from the authorities on the subject, the faculty of the UNLV International Gaming Institute: Vincent H. Eade, Director David J. Christianson, Dean William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration

Contributing faculty members: Frank D. Borsenik Leslie E. Cummings Robert J. Martin John T. Bowen Bernhardt Fried Andrew Nazarechuk Pearl Brewer Zheng Gu John M. Stefanelli Anthony N. Cabot Jim Kilby

This is the book for anyone interested in pursuing or advancing a career in the gaming or casino industry, the ideal reference for hospitality students as well as professionals. Completely up-to-date and reflecting current academic and technological trends in the field, as well as the legislative developments permitting gambling casinos in almost every state, The Gaming Industry:
* Covers the historical background and regulatory aspects of gaming
* Explores all facets of casino operations—from food and beverages to cage operations, auditing, marketing, and reporting
* Examines the mathematics and utility analysis of gaming, including all newly introduced technologies and related practices for gaming and casino operations
* And much more...

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471129271
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Historical Background (R. Martin).

The Economics of Gaming (J. Milanowski).

CASINO OPERATIONS.

The Regulation and Control of Casino Gaming (A. Cabot).

Casino Organizational Structures (V. Eade).

Hotel/Casino Food and Beverage Operations (J. Stefanelli and A. Nazarechuk).

Casino Marketing (J. Brown).

Casino Cage Operations (R. Eade).

Casino Revenue Recognition (B. Fried and G. Goussak).

Reporting of Cash Transactions (J. Kilby).

GAMING.

The Mathematics of Casino Games (F. Borsenik).

Utility Analysis of Gaming Motivation (Z. Gu).

CASINO MANAGEMENT AND GAMING EDUCATION.

Gaming Management and the College Curriculum (L. Cummings and P. Brewer).

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