Introduction to Casino and Gaming Operations (2nd Revised edition)

Introduction to Casino and Gaming Operations (2nd Revised edition)

By: Denis P. Rudd (author), Lincoln H. Marshall (author)Hardback

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For introductory courses in Hospitality, Casino/Gaming Operations, or Casino Operations/Management in two-year and four-year hospitality programs, and for workshop seminars.

This text is the most comprehensive source available on the research and techniques involved in casino and gaming operations. Engaging, readable, and authoritative, it explores the function of casinos and their relationships to hotels, restaurants, resorts, and entertainment facilities. Its logical organization moves from principles to practices, from overviews to detailed descriptions, all in a chronological context. The authors trace the history of the gaming industry and look ahead to future areas of expansion.

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Introduction. 1. The Evolution of Gaming. 2. Pari-mutuel and Lottery Operations. 3. Slot and Video Operations. 4. Games of Chance. 5. Gaming Regulations. 6. Economic Impact of Casinos. 7. The Sociological Impact of Casino Gambling. 8. Native American Gambling. 9. River Boat and Cruise Ship Gambling. 10. Casino Marketing and Marketing Promotions. 11. Casino Financial and Accounting Control. 12. Security and Surveillance. 13. Modern Casino and Gaming Operations. 14. Canada-Gambling in the Provinces. 15. International Casinos. 16. The Future of the Casino Industry. 17. Casino Gambling on the Internet. Glossary. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/08/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780139795688
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 262
  • ID: 9780139795688
  • weight: 481
  • ISBN10: 0139795685
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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