HTM 101 Presentation 17 Student Version

HTM 101 Presentation 17 Student Version - alleviate some...

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What Attracts Casino Visitors
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Organization Chart for Casino Operations
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NOT JUST VEGAS BABY !!! Is Grand Rapids next?
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Types of Legal Gaming in the United States
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Economic Impacts of Commercial Casino Gaming
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Economic Impacts of Commercial Casino Gaming
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Casino Revenue Centers
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Do communities with casinos experience unique or elevated levels of social problems? The preponderance of evidence demonstrates that the social problems in communities with casinos are no different than those in communities without casinos. An important — but frequently ignored — factor in assessing potential social impact is the rate of problems in a community before the legalization of casino gambling. Casinos typically are approved as an economic stimulus to a community and therefore are located in areas that have higher existing rates of problems that often are influenced by poverty. In many cases, studies have shown that because casinos are labor-intensive businesses, they can actually
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Unformatted text preview: alleviate some common social problems. Do other businesses suffer when casinos are introduced into a community? To the contrary, the introduction of a casino expands the overall economy of its host community, in many cases benefiting existing businesses. Gaming, like any industry, can have its own niche in the competitive market without jeopardizing its neighbors potential for growth and survival. Research shows casinos actually stimulate local economies, resulting in communitywide growth in population, jobs, incomes and industry. Researchers at the University of New Orleans concluded the following in their 1997 report, The Effects of Casinos on Local Restaurant Businesses : "When casinos are developed, all aspects of the local food and beverage business increase: the number of establishments increases, the number of people employed increases and payroll increases at an even greater rate than the first two." LAS VEGAS MODERN MARVELS...
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