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As U.S. politicians and voters continue to grapple with the slower-than-expected recovery from the 2007-09 recession, the legalization (or expansion) of commercial casinos has become an increasingly popular policy. Casinos are politically popular because the state government legalizes them, and can ...

Author(s)
Walker, D. M.
Publisher
University of Buckingham Press, Bicester, UK
Citation
Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2013, 7, 2, pp 80-87
Abstract

Casino gaming has emerged in the United States in a variety of new locations as a source of economic development. In 2010 commercial casino gambling expanded into a major United States city, when a casino opened in Philadelphia. The city currently has one open casino and a second proposed casino,...

Author(s)
Conway, M. A.
Publisher
University of Buckingham Press, Bicester, UK
Citation
Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2016, 10, 3, pp 32-53
Abstract

This special issue presents eight papers that examine the economic development impacts of casinos and gambling with a recognition of the changes that have come about not just in the casino industry but in the data and methodological techniques that have evolved alongside it. These papers present a...

Author(s)
Wenz, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Growth and Change, 2014, 45, 1, pp 1-158
Abstract

Previous studies have examined the relationships among different gambling industries (e.g., casinos, lotteries, and racetracks), with mixed results. Yet, the literature lacks evidence on the extent to which casinos in a particular market compete with each other. No study considers the proximity of...

Author(s)
Walker, D. M.; Nesbit, T. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Growth and Change, 2014, 45, 1, pp 21-40
Abstract

This study examines the relationship between casinos and economic growth in the U.S. Using county-level data on the 48 contiguous states from 2003 to 2012, we estimate the effect of casinos on per capita income growth and job creation. Our research procedures include examining the relationship...

Author(s)
Lim SiewHoon; Zhang Lei
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Growth and Change, 2017, 48, 3, pp 409-434
Abstract

The government of Goa has been promoting casino tourism in Goa arguing that promoting casinos is necessary to bolster the economic growth of Goa especially in the aftermath of the mining ban that deprived Goa and its government of the substantial revenue generated through mining. The casino...

Author(s)
Afonso Botelho
Publisher
Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 2018, 11, 2, pp 56-62
Abstract

Casinos are generally recognized as significant generators of economic impact and tourism, but access is typically controlled in a perceived effort to reduce social harms, particularly those from gambling disorders. Using data from a representative sample of 50,048 Canadians across four provinces,...

Author(s)
Philander, K. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 173-178
Abstract

Few have formally evaluated the economic impact of casinos, and yet most agree that it is crucial in estimating the net benefit to society. A new casino investment should stimulate economic activity in the immediate region, but its operations could potentially reduce employment and incomes with in...

Author(s)
Economopoulos, A. J.
Publisher
University of Buckingham Press, Bicester, UK
Citation
Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2015, 9, 1, pp 77-92
Abstract

Casinos have proliferated throughout Australia and in many other parts of the world since the late twentieth century. An emerging body of research has started to explicitly consider the social and economic impacts of casinos in different settings. Many of the potential impacts of casinos are...

Author(s)
Markham, F.; Doran, B.; Young, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Growth and Change, 2014, 45, 1, pp 60-78
Abstract

In 2003, as part of a lecture series sponsored by the American Gaming Association, Richard LaBrie and Howard Shaffer issued a 'concept statement' titled Toward a Science of Gambling Regulation. They stated, "The set of gambling regulations within a jurisdiction represent that jurisdiction's...

Author(s)
Richard, B.
Publisher
University of Buckingham Press, Bicester, UK
Citation
Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2014, 8, 1, pp 25-40

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