Gambling Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Gambling.

  • 2 Student Essays
  • 6 Encyclopedia Articles
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Study Pack

The Gambling Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (6)

2,687 words, approx. 9 pages
Gambling Gambling is a form of risk-taking that may be defined as risking (betting or wagering) something of monetary value on the unknown outcome of an event in order to gain possessions, such as a p... Read more
5,480 words, approx. 19 pages
Gambling GAMBLING. The religious significance of gambling is, in effect, twofold. Many religious traditions, especially the great religions, in their works of legislation and codification, promote as ... Read more
3,265 words, approx. 11 pages
Gambling From TV programs such as Wheel of Fortune to daily point spreads in newspaper sports pages, the gambling spirit is everywhere in American life. Casinos have spread beyond tawdry, out-of-the-w... Read more
19,410 words, approx. 65 pages
THE EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD high school senior is a bit reluctant to discuss his gambling at first, but gradually warms to the topic. He has been playing poker with friends from school since he was thirteen... Read more
52,403 words, approx. 175 pages
“Play not for gain, but sport; who plays for more than he can lose with pleasure stakes his heart.” —George Herbert Americans love to gamble. More than half of all adults say they... Read more
50,135 words, approx. 168 pages
SINCE THE LATE 1970S THE UNITED STATES HAS experienced a boom in legalized gambling. Once confined to Nevada and a handful of other states, some form of legalized gambling-lotteries, casinos, card roo... Read more