Last edited by Mazujin
Sunday, April 19, 2020 | History

2 edition of gambling bibliography, Las Vegas found in the catalog.

gambling bibliography, Las Vegas

Nevada. University. Library.

gambling bibliography, Las Vegas

  • 253 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published in Las Vegas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gambling -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen Powell.
    ContributionsPowell, Stephen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5481 .N488 1972, Z5481 N488 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 166 p.;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18647270M

      The postcards in Las Vegas, - , were culled from Sandquist's and Burke's collections, as well as from the archives of the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas. Zook, Burke, and Sandquist will autograph their book at the museum from - pm, and will discuss their project afterward from till pm. Refreshments will be provided Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC.   Directed by Walon Green, Mitchell Leisen. With Vic Damone, Jayne Mansfield, Juliet Prowse, Mickey Hargitay. According to Joselyn Faris's book, Jayne Mansfield: A Bio-bibliography, "This documentary on the nightlife of Las Vegas was filmed primarily at the Topicana and Dunes Hotels, respectively, in Musical numbers performed by the film's stars /10(28). Gambling With Lives: A History of Occupational Health in Greater Las Vegas [Michelle Follette Turk]. The United States has a long and unfortunate history of exposing employees, the public, and the environment to dangerous work. But in April , the. Everything about Las Vegas comes under Rothman's keen appraisal in this sturdy cultural history. "Sharks in the Desert" John L. Smith. Another look at Vegas, from mob-run gaming to .


Share this book
You might also like
Notes on the wills in the Great orphan book or Book of wills in the Council House at Bristol

Notes on the wills in the Great orphan book or Book of wills in the Council House at Bristol

Documentation of the NBS APD and PIN calibration systems for measuring peak power and energy of low-level 1.064 [Greek letter mu]m laser pulses

Documentation of the NBS APD and PIN calibration systems for measuring peak power and energy of low-level 1.064 [Greek letter mu]m laser pulses

rudiments of the Latin tongue: or, A plain and easy introduction to Latin grammar

rudiments of the Latin tongue: or, A plain and easy introduction to Latin grammar

Galileo

Galileo

Songs of the human earth

Songs of the human earth

Substitute for 1890 census of Montgomery County, Georgia

Substitute for 1890 census of Montgomery County, Georgia

Report of the Committee Appointed to Enquire Concerning the Complaint of George Logan against Samuel W. Fisher, on a Breach of Privilege

Report of the Committee Appointed to Enquire Concerning the Complaint of George Logan against Samuel W. Fisher, on a Breach of Privilege

story of dentistry from the dawn of civilization to the present

story of dentistry from the dawn of civilization to the present

Peaceful coexistence.

Peaceful coexistence.

Regulations applicable to acceptance of gifts and decorations from foreign governments by members, officers, and employees.

Regulations applicable to acceptance of gifts and decorations from foreign governments by members, officers, and employees.

1861 and 1871 Censuses England and Wales

1861 and 1871 Censuses England and Wales

American science of politics: its origins and conditions.

American science of politics: its origins and conditions.

Experiences from the comparison of the international activity classifications of the UN and the CMEA

Experiences from the comparison of the international activity classifications of the UN and the CMEA

handbook of Greek and Roman architecture.

handbook of Greek and Roman architecture.

Education and social change

Education and social change

The Chalet School revisited

The Chalet School revisited

natural history of the nests and eggs of British birds

natural history of the nests and eggs of British birds

gambling bibliography, Las Vegas by Nevada. University. Library. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Though the main text is only pages long, it took me nearly three weeks to read this volume on "Machine Gambling in Las Vegas".

It is dense, and there are another 79 pages of feetnote, many of which sent me skittering to the bibliography/5. Genre/Form: Bibliographies Catalogs Bibliography Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: James R. Dickinson Library. Gambling bibliography, Las Vegas.

Get this from a library. A gambling bibliography based on the collection University of Nevada, Las Vegas. [Stephen Powell; University of Nevada. Library.]. Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas reads like a combination of Scientific American's number puzzles and the 'blue Book' of Alcoholics Anonymous."Christopher Caldwell, Financial Times "Honorable Mention for the Gregory Bateson Prize, The Society for Cultural Anthropology" "Addiction by Design is a nonfiction page-turner /5(87).

Sports betting is the activity of predicting sports results and placing a wager on the outcome. The frequency of sports bet upon varies by culture, with the vast majority of bets being placed on association football, American football, basketball, baseball, hockey, track cycling, auto racing, mixed martial arts, and boxing at both the amateur and professional levels.

A former part-owner of the original Aladdin Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Stuart was also a noted gambling authority, who advised casinos on how to protect themselves from cheats and cons.A garrulous raconteur, he had a wide circle of friends, freely admitting to a lively sex life and, as expected of a gambling authority and a former partial casino owner, he was fond of gambling, Born: Lionel Simon, AugNew York.

With "Sharks in the Desert" John L. Smith wrote one of the best books about Las Vegas ever. This book has a lot of substance and it is full of information. Although it's nonfiction, it reads like a novel. Lots of valuable quality research are packed into the pages/5(19).

"A stunning portrayal of technology and Las Vegas book inner life. Searing, sobering, compelling: this is important, first-rate, accessible scholarship that should galvanize public conversation."—Sherry Turkle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author of Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other "A fascinating, frightening window into the world.

A selected bibliography of classic fiction and non-fiction gambling books. This history of Las Vegas covers both the city of Las Vegas, Nevada and the Las Vegas Valley. The name Las Vegas was given to the city in by Rafael Rivera, a member of the Spanish explorer Antonio Armijo trading party that was traveling to Los Angeles, and stopped for water there on the Old Spanish Trail from New that time, several parts of the valley.

Las Vegas is well known because of gambling. Legalized gambling has become an economic and social issue in Las Vegas.

It is the most significant phenomenon affecting tourist industry in America and particularly Las Vegas. While some view gambling as highly profitable others view it as a highly regressive industrial policy.

A small Las Vegas casino offered a blackjack rule variation called the "Free Ride" in which players were given a free right-to-surrender token every time they received a natural.

Proper use of the token led to a player edge of %, and the casino lost an estimated $17, in eight hours. The first narrative history of gambling, spanning the Stone Age to the Internet era, examining how it evolved withand influencedhuman civilization In Roll the Bones, historian David G.

Schwartz tells the epic story of gambling, beginning with its early emergence from divination rituals and ending with todays global gaming culture/5. After a horrific blaze destroyed Willie Martello’s El Rey Club innearly fifty years would pass before anyone knew of how that casino and one-time brothel provided a template for present-day gambling resorts, upset the Las Vegas mob, and inadvertently launched the career of Francis Ford Coppola.

Were it not for the chance discovery of a single photo in a Las Vegas museum. Edward O. Thorp – Pioneer of Blackjack Literature. There’s a strong chance that the average person on the street has never heard of Edward O. Thorp.

For those who engage in blackjack or hedge fund management on a regular basis, however, his name may loom as large as anyone else in those fields of endeavor.

Reno, the nation’s gambling mecca in the s, led the way, developing the successful tourist economy that Las Vegas later embraced. Through the s the two cities resembled each other greatly, but Las Vegas grew to achieve global significance, while Reno slowly declined, searching for new industries to power its by: 1.

CHAPTER 10 SPORTS AND GAMBLING The drive in humans to gamble on sports seems to be almost as strong as the drive to participate in them. People have been betting on the outcome of sporting events since ancient times.

In ancient Rome the wealthy class wagered on chariot races, animal fights, and gladiator battles. Source for information on Sports and Gambling: Sports in.

Also included are materials from Ponticello's experiences in Las Vegas such as business cards, county work cards, and souvenir photographs. Link to Collection Guide Powell (Stephen) Bibliography of Gaming Books Held by UNLV Coll #: MS Date: Extent:.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. His knowledge of Macau which is the world's gambling capital larger than Las Vegas in absolute money terms, has afforded him to the opportunity to analyse both the personal and social impact of gambling. sociology and gambling as well as policy makers and industry.

This piece draws on a chapter of the book, Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas,Princeton University Press. Bibliography Andrejevic, Mark. Book Description: Recent decades have seen a dramatic shift away from social forms of gambling played around roulette wheels and card tables to solitary gambling at electronic terminals.

Slot machines, revamped by ever more compelling digital and video technology, have unseated traditional casino games as the gambling industry's revenue mainstay.

The book includes 72 different illegal gambling operations with photos, addresses, and dates of operation. The books pages (8 x 11 softbound) includes a bibliography and a full index. You can get your copy now and enjoy. Thanks for reading – Al W Moe.

Generations ago, gambling in America was an illicit activity, dominated by gangsters like Benny Binion and Bugsy Siegel. Today, forty-eight out of fifty states permit some form of legal gambling, and America&#;s governors sit at the head of the gaming table.

But have states become addicted to Pages: Morta Las Vegas reveals nuanced issues characterizing the emergence of a postregional West, moving back and forth between a geographical and a procedural site and into a place both in between and beyond Western identity.

Morta Las Vegas Free entertainment for readers in need of it. For low-cost entertainment, you can visit our online library. Everyone thinks they know the story of Las Vegas: the showgirls, the gambling, the mob. But Las Vegas has always been much more. Families have lived here since its founding in Afterlegalized gaming became the big tourist draw, and following World War II, the town began to market itself as "America's Playground." That is when the famed Las Vegas Strip came into Reviews: 1.

The Pros of Gambling. March 9, By gcoop In twenty-nine million people visited Las Vegas and 38 percent of Americans will go to Las Vegas in their lifetime. Bibliography Stewart.

Bibliography / Compulsive gamblers / Historical fiction, russian / Russian fiction / Russia (federation) / Manners and customs / Gambling / Dostoyevsky, fyodor, Info/Buy So Big.

Problem Gambling-related Materials Annotated Bibliography Available from the Nevada Prevention Resource Center (NPRC) Library Book Gambling is a primary addiction for a growing number of individuals and a potential cross-addiction for crime and gambling's impact on cities such as Las Vegas as well as American history.

BADA   The resulting book is ''24/7: Living It Up and Doubling Down in the New Las Vegas,'' the numerals here referring the hours in the day and the days in the week that most businesses in the city are. Art Manteris, SUPERBOOKIE, INSIDE LAS VEGAS SPORTS GAMBLING, Chicago: Contemporary Books,pp.

Joseph Freeman Marsten, "The Maelstrom of the Betting-Ring," [article in MUNSEY'S MAGAZINE,pgs: ]. Las Vegas. The evolution of Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the most intriguing of any city in the United oasis and water and electricity supplier for most of the Southwest, and a legendary gambler's paradise that is one of the world's most tantalizing and popular vacation spots, the city is most famously cast in the spuriously glamorous image of the Mafia.

A Gambling Bibliography. Based on the Collection at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas: UNLV Library, Pictorial wraps, comb bound. Tall 8vo. Good condition. / The Gamesters Law. London: Printed for Arhtur Collins at the Black Boy in Fleet-Street; and Sam Butler at Bernard’s Inn-Gate in Holbourn, pp.

Las Vegas was experiencing a post-World War II boom. The population was growing and there was a continued influx of money due to. The story continues through a number of makeshift tracks, including Las Vegas Park Speedway (as the bankrupt Las Vegas Park horse track was dubbed for auto racing events), Henderson’s Industrial City Drag Strip () that turned into the Thunderbird Speedway (), and finally the big lead-up to the Stardust International Raceway.

NEON METROPOLIS: How Las Vegas Started the 21st Century User Review - Kirkus. Relentlessly upbeat chronicle of America's capital of glamour, sin, money-laundering, and heavyweight boxing—somewhat surprising, coming from 4/5(1). “The Stardust is an important part of the history of Las Vegas, gambling, and organized crime, but there’s still a lot for us to learn about it.

Randy Cannon has given us a great look at a part of the Stardust and Las Vegas experience that has long needed more attention.”—Michael Green, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, consultant to and. Early Las Vegas, by Dr. Linda Miller, Helen Stewart interpreter, is a collection of historic photographs recounting the early days from the time of the Mormon settlement in to the first Helldorado Parade in The book gives a unique inside look at the lives of the people who built the early town especially rancher Helen J.

Stewart. Introduction Nevada Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) is a non-profit making organization and is an organization incorporated under the United States law in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is an organization that is concerned with gambling disorders. The MGM Grand in Las Vegas provided a secluded, back-alley door for some of these trysts; at the Bellagio’s exclusive nightclub, a VIP host would help set them up Author: John Paul Newport.

Led by the renowned Alan Wolfe and with essays by experts at the country's premiere centers in public policy, clinical addiction, law, gaming, psychology, sociology, moral philosophy, theology, and the arts, Gambling: Mapping the American Moral Landscape is a tour de force of the booming cultural and moral phenomenon that has become woven into.

This article was written to provide an overview of recovery in Gamblers Anonymous (GA). How GA's approach reflects the distinctive needs of compulsive gamblers is a central theme.Las Vegas is the most populous city in the state of Nevada. It is internationally recognized because of its world class entertainment and gambling.

By the yearthe city had an estimated population of(U. S Census Bureau, 1).North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan by: 4.