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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
News Article

Around 42 million visitors in 2017

Date
17 April 2018
Abstract

The efficacy of lottery-style promotions within casinos is explored in this field study. These expensive promotions are ubiquitous within the casino industry, yet their incremental profitability remains questionable. Daily performance data from an Australian casino were gathered over a two-year...

Author(s)
Lucas, A. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2018, 74, pp 180-188
Abstract

This book explores the relationship between transition and tourism geographies on a global scale, discussing how tourism has been used as a tool to recover from decline or to manage change caused by event-driven, rapid transitions in a region's economy, politics or environment. With case studies...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Więckowski, M.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism in transitions: recovering decline, managing change, 2018, pp xiv + 203 pp.
Abstract

Gambling is the most viable and sustainable economic development option for many travel destinations and in some countries, gambling is a major economic sector. Gambling is a multibillion dollar business that continues to grow at an exponential rate each year in many countries around the world....

Author(s)
Li Jun; Liu XiaoMing; Ali FaiZan
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 9, pp 175-183
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

Background: The variables correlated with problem gambling are routinely assessed and fairly well established. However, problem gamblers were all 'at-risk' and 'recreational' gamblers at some point. Thus, it is instructive from a prevention perspective to also understand the variables which...

Author(s)
Mazar, A.; Williams, R. J.; Stanek, E. J.; Zorn, M.; Volberg, R. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2018, 18, 1080, pp (30 August 2018)
News Article

New economic impact study released

Date
27 March 2017
Abstract

Annual investment in casino free-play campaigns is usually great, yet little is known about its ability to generate increased gaming expenditures/behavioral loyalty. A method and model are advanced to estimate the impact of these costly and notoriously difficult-to-measure programs, providing...

Author(s)
Lucas, A. F.; Spilde, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2017, 58, 3, pp 263-271
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

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