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Tribal casinos operate for the economic development and self-sufficiency of their members so additional profit generated directly benefits their communities. Gender diversity has been shown to increase firm performance across different types of business so if tribal casinos have gender diversity in ...

Author(s)
Repetti, T.; Hoffman, S. L.
Publisher
UNLV International Gaming Institute, Las Vegas, USA
Citation
UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal, 2020, 24, 1, pp 37-48
Abstract

Background: The recognition of problem gambling as a public health issue has increased as the availability of gambling expands. Research has found that some formats of gambling are more closely linked to problem gambling than others. Conflicting evidence, however, has emerged, suggesting that the...

Author(s)
Mazar, A.; Zorn, M.; Becker, N.; Volberg, R. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2020, 20, 711, pp (18 May 2020)
Abstract

This study examines the negative impacts of economic crises and disasters caused by weather or diseases on inbound tourists. We use two well-known tourist cities, Macao and Hong Kong, to highlight the importance of economic variables in attracting tourists, and the significant decreases in tourists ...

Author(s)
U SioChong; So YukChow
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 33, pp 100628
Abstract

This paper studies gaming efficiency with data envelopment analyses (DEA) and its determinants with seemingly unrelated regressions (SUR). We show that gaming efficiency is higher in Macao than in Las Vegas and can be improved in both places. We find that Macao casino performance hinges on China's ...

Author(s)
Deng Qiang; Gu XinHua; Law, R.; Lian ZhaoTong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 77, pp 103964
Abstract

This study aims to assess the level of casino tourism development as perceived by residents of the Grand Ho Tram Strip in Vietnam. This study is timely and crucial because the local government needs to make a decision regarding the extension of the casino tourism development based on local...

Author(s)
Lee, D.; Kim Seongseop; Han Heesup; Wong KingFung [Wong, K. F. A.]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2020, 25, 11, pp 1168-1184
Abstract

As gambling becomes increasingly accessible worldwide, governments face an important policy question: how should they exploit the industry's growth to raise tax revenue while protecting individuals from the detrimental effects of gambling? Using data on slot machines from the largest per capita...

Author(s)
Bubonya, M.; Byrne, D. P.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Southern Economic Journal, 2019, 86, 3, pp 1081-1109
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
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Date
17 April 2018
Abstract

This paper presents a quantitative study of online casino adoption based on the e-marketing mix model. The Internet has changed the business context of many industries. Online casino is one such rapidly growing industry. Different e-marketing approaches have been widely adopted by online casinos to ...

Author(s)
Sam KinMeng; Chatwin, C.
Publisher
University of Buckingham Press, Bicester, UK
Citation
Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2018, 12, 2, pp 67-87
Abstract

There are a total of 243 Native Indian tribes which collectively have 512 tribal casinos. A majority of tribal casinos offer loyalty cards and free play, and many tribal casinos spend millions of dollars per year on this form of marketing. Tribal operators argue that the full face value of all...

Author(s)
Singh, A. K.
Publisher
University of Buckingham Press, Bicester, UK
Citation
Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2018, 12, 2, pp 45-65

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