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Bryant Simon

in Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167535
eISBN:
9780199789016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167535.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Eight years after Resorts opened, ten more casinos had opened, giving the city's 30 million yearly visitors eleven different places in which to try their luck. By 1986, the city had become the single ... More


The gambling industry: global structures and modern trends

Pekka Sulkunen, Thomas F. Babor, Jenny Cisneros Örnberg, Michael Egerer, Matilda Hellman, Charles Livingstone, Virve Marionneau, Janne Nikkinen, Jim Orford, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

in Setting Limits: Gambling, Science and Public Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198817321
eISBN:
9780191858840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817321.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the growth of the global gambling industry in terms of its volume, structure, and the distribution of different types of games in different parts of the world over the past 50 ... More


Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

Bryant Simon

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167535
eISBN:
9780199789016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167535.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the first half of the 20th century, Atlantic City was the nation's most popular middle-class resort — the home of the famed Boardwalk, the Miss America Pageant, and the board game Monopoly. By ... More


The history of gambling regulation and the rise of the industry

Pekka Sulkunen, Thomas F. Babor, Jenny Cisneros Örnberg, Michael Egerer, Matilda Hellman, Charles Livingstone, Virve Marionneau, Janne Nikkinen, Jim Orford, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

in Setting Limits: Gambling, Science and Public Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198817321
eISBN:
9780191858840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817321.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

From its ancient origins in small-scale gaming sites in local communities, gambling in the 21st century has become a global industry and an increasingly standardized pastime across the world. The ... More


Industry strategies and their regulation: marketing, game features, and venue characteristics

Pekka Sulkunen, Thomas F. Babor, Jenny Cisneros Örnberg, Michael Egerer, Matilda Hellman, Charles Livingstone, Virve Marionneau, Janne Nikkinen, Jim Orford, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

in Setting Limits: Gambling, Science and Public Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198817321
eISBN:
9780191858840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817321.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on three industry strategies that can be regulated and used as policy levers: marketing, game features, and venue characteristics. Research on potential policy levers typically ... More


The architecture of the addiction lobby

David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl, and Brendan Montague

in Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours: The web of influence of addictive industries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198753261
eISBN:
9780191814884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753261.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter uses social network analysis to explore the web of influence of the four ‘addictive’ industries examined in the book: alcohol, tobacco, food, and gambling. The data are used to paint an ... More


Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours: The web of influence of addictive industries

David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl, and Brendan Montague

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198753261
eISBN:
9780191814884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753261.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book examines the ‘web of influence’ formed by industries which manufacture and sell ‘addictive’ products in the EU. The differences between alcohol, food, gambling, and tobacco as consumer ... More


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