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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

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
Abstract

Macao, located on the southeast coast of China, is perfectly situated to receive patrons from China about thirty years after its open-door policy in 1978 when they have accumulated significant amounts of wealth. With its gaming liberalization and the supply of such mainland Chinese patrons, Macao...

Author(s)
Lam Siu [Lam, S. C. ]
Publisher
University of Buckingham Press, Bicester, UK
Citation
Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2018, 12, 2, pp 25-35
Abstract

Two serious junket incidents happened in Macao in 2014 and 2015 which led to the significant drop in gross gaming revenue lasting for 27 consecutive months. Therefore, this paper intends to investigate the importance of junket operation towards gaming companies' financial performance and also its...

Author(s)
Guan JieQi; Liu Ming
Publisher
University of Buckingham Press, Bicester, UK
Citation
Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2018, 12, 2, pp 3-23

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