New PDF release: Gambling in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Issues, and

By William N. Thompson Ph.D.

ISBN-10: 1610699793

ISBN-13: 9781610699792

ISBN-10: 1610699807

ISBN-13: 9781610699808

This one-volume reference offers a complete assessment of playing within the Americas, studying the historical past, morality, industry progress, and economics of the gaming industry.

• comprises records from favourite court docket cases

• Profiles prime individuals and corporations facing playing operations

• includes a precise chronology of occasions together with legalization and legislation on net gaming

• bargains an increased bibliography that offers extra assets for extra study

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2010 First casino in Maryland opens. Commercial casino opens in Oxford, Maine. S. Department of Justice bans Internet poker and closes down three sites. Later in same year, DOJ rules that the Wire Act applies only to sports betting. New York slot machine casino opens at Aqueduct racetrack. The 10th Illinois casino opens in Des Plains. Massachusetts authorizes licensing of four casinos. 2012 Delaware and New Jersey approve Internet gaming for all casino games within state limits if conducted by casinos.

In some European casinos now as well as traditionally, there would be a double table for baccarat. This game gives the casino dealer a degree of discretion. Three hands are dealt. One hand, the bank hand, is the casino’s hand. Two hands—one for each side of the table—are designated as player’s hands. The casino (bank) competes one-onone against each of the player’s hands. In this game, the casino patron may bet only on the player’s hand at his side of the table. As the player’s hands are revealed (both before the bank’s hand is revealed—except to check for naturals), the casino dealer must There are several variations of a game called baccara.

1992 The Atlantic Provinces—New Brunswick, Prince Edward’s Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland—authorize video lottery terminals for locations throughout their territories. The Louisiana legislature approves riverboat casinos and one land-based casino in New Orleans. Missouri voters also approve riverboat casinos. Colorado voters refuse to expand casinos to additional towns. Congress prohibits the spread of sports betting beyond four states currently authorizing it: Nevada, Oregon, Montana, and Delaware.

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