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  • Internet Gambling

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    Running head: CASE STUDY IV: INTERNET GAMBLING CASE STUDY IV: Internet Gambling May 6, 2006 This document will inform you about the history of internet gambling, the existing issues, and a number of concerns involved with online gambling. Prior to the launching of the World Wide Web in 1993 which changed the setting of gambling, people had to travel great distances to gamble. The world 's first virtual online casino, Internet Casinos, Inc. (ICI) commenced operation on August 18, 1995

  • Internet Gambling

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    related topic that I am going to explore is the phenomenon of Internet gambling. With the emergence and explosion of gambling on television such as the World Series of Poker of ESPN or The World Poker Tour on the Travel Channel, online gaming has quickly become a major player in the technoculture of contemporary society. I feel it is important to explore this issue because of American society 's fascination and obsession with gambling. Gambling can and has become a very serious and damaging activity

  • Internet Gambling Essay

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    Abstract:  Internet gambling has become one of the hottest areas of the web, both in the sheer volume of sites and quantity of money involved.  Increasing controversy is accompanying this new industry, as federal and state government officials scramble to update legislation that restricts interstate wagering.  This paper examines the roots of Internet gambling and exposes some of the motivations driving the heated debate over its legitimacy. The business-to-consumer sector of the

  • Should Internet Gambling Be Illegal?

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    Gambling in the United States has become more than a pastime in casinos because the internet has been adapted to include online gambling. Also, gambling previously has been exclusive to adults; yet, more and more teenagers are participating in the worldwide phenomenon of fantasy sports. Personally, I have never found gambling appealing because I think that it is a waste of time and money. As it is, gambling has become a problem and will continue to grow unless something is changed. There are numerous

  • Internet Gambling is Affecting the Lives of Many

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    Annotated Bibliography on Internet Gambling Brown, Stuart J. "The Surge in Online Gambling on College Campuses." New Directions for Student Services 2006.113 (2006): 53-61. Print. Retrieved February 25, 2014. http://web.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=453a0229-2511-46c3-9499-6a133a2aa892%40sessionmgr198&vid=5&hid=112 This article summarizes how the growth of internet gambling is affecting the lives of many college students. It does this by explaining that once people reach college

  • Internet Gambling Addiction And Substance Addiction Essay

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    Research Proposal Internet Gaming Addiction & Substance Addiction: The Correlational Relationship Between Behavioral and Substance Addiction. Jennifer M. deJong PSY 290 – Research Methods Dr. Norma Hernandez November 30, 2016 Abstract The following research proposal is determining if there is a correlational relationship between substance addiction and internet gaming addiction. Addiction is still seen in society as a lack of willpower or a flaw in a person’s character. This research will

  • Effects Of Gambling On The United States

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    Gambling in the United States has been fought over for years. The outcomes of gambling have been good, however they have also been bad as well. Between land ownership over where gambling can occur and the outlaw of gambling itself, it has not been an easy topic of discussion. Within these disputes, most of them include conflicts amongst Native Americans and our federal government. In an article from the California Research Bureau stated by Roger Danstan, “Indian tribes have used their position as

  • The Casino Industry

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    There is very wide range of legal gaming / gambling across the globe. This includes various games of chance and gambling forms ranging from casino and card room gaming, lotteries, online gaming, race and sports wagering and charitable gaming, such as raffles, bingo and other low technology games. Legalized gambling has become more prevalent over the last 25 years as more jurisdictions take advantage of the revenue sources from the taxation and regulated gambling industries. Over this time many governments

  • Effects Of Gambling On College Students

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    Gambling is the activity or practice of playing a game of chance for money or other stakes. Activities that are considered gambling are betting on sports and races, lotteries, card games like blackjack and poker, and casino games like slots and roulette. Bingo and raffles are technically gambling, but there are no major concerns about them, so they are not included here. Though gambling is legal within many states, it is does not make it right for people to engage in such activities. This is especially

  • Effects Of Gambling On College Students

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    Gambling is the activity or practice of playing a game of chance for money or other stakes. Activities that are considered gambling are betting on sports and races, lotteries, card games like blackjack and poker, and casino games like slots and roulette. Bingo and raffles are technically gambling, but there are no major concerns about them, so they are not included here. Though gambling is legal within many states, it is does not make it right for people to engage in such activities. This is especially

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