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Unformatted text preview: Metropolitan Area Population Estimates for July 1, 1998, and Population Change for
April 1, 1990, to July 1, 1998,” U.S. Census Bureau, September 30, 1999.
235 Over the past twenty years the population: In 1980, the population of the Las Vegas metropolitan area was 528,000; today it approaches
1.5 million. See “Large Metropolitan Areas — Population: 1980 to 1996,” Statistical Abstract of the U.S., p. 41; “Metropolitan Area
Population Estimates… Population Change.”
235 legally protected against the workings of the free market: For a fascinating account of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and its powers,
see “A Peculiar Institution,” by Sergio Lalli, in Sheehan, The Players, pp. 1–22.
236 about two-thirds of a typical casino’s profits… a profit rate of as much as 20 per-cent: See O’Brien, Bad Bet, pp. 40–44.
“Those who hope we shall move”: Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World (New York: Harper &
Row, 1987), p. 36.
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