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Gaming Industry : Introduction and Perspectives

Gaming Industry : Introduction and Perspectives - 96 edition

Gaming Industry : Introduction and Perspectives - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780471129271

ISBN10: 0471129275

Gaming Industry : Introduction and Perspectives by Las Vegas International Gaming Institute University of Nevada - ISBN 9780471129271
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1996
International: No
Gaming Industry : Introduction and Perspectives by Las Vegas International Gaming Institute University of Nevada - ISBN 9780471129271

ISBN13: 9780471129271

ISBN10: 0471129275

Summary

An authoritative introduction to the world of professional gaming and casino management, from the authorities on the subject, the faculty of the UNLV International Gaming Institute: Vincent H. Eade, Director, David J. Christianson, Dean of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration.

Contributing faculty members: Frank D. Borsenik, Bernard Fried, John T. Bowen, Zheng Gu, Pearl Brewer, Jim Kilby, Anthony N. Cabot, Robert J. Martin, Leslie E. Cummings, Andrew Nazarechuk, Vincent H. Eade, John M. Stefanelli.

This is the book for anyone interested in pursuing or advancing a career in the gaming industry, the ideal reference for hospitality students as well as for professionals in the gaming or casino industry. Completely up-to-date and reflecting current academic and technological trends in the field, as well as the legislative developments permitting gambling casinos in almost every state, The Gaming Industry:

  • Covers the historical background and regulatory aspects of gaming.
  • Explores all facets of casino operations--from food and beverages to cage operations, auditing, marketing, and reporting.
  • Examines the mathematics and utility analysis of gaming, including all newly introduced technologies and related practices for gaming and casino operations.
  • And much more...

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Historical Background

(R. Martin).

The Economics of Gaming

(J. Milanowski).

CASINO OPERATIONS.

The Regulation and Control of Casino Gaming

(A. Cabot).

Casino Organizational Structures

(V. Eade).

Hotel/Casino Food and Beverage Operations

(J. Stefanelli and A. Nazarechuk).

Casino Marketing

(J. Brown).

Casino Cage Operations

(R. Eade).

Casino Revenue Recognition

(B. Fried and G. Goussak).

Reporting of Cash Transactions

(J. Kilby).

GAMING.

The Mathematics of Casino Games

(F. Borsenik).

Utility Analysis of Gaming Motivation

(Z. Gu).

CASINO MANAGEMENT AND GAMING EDUCATION.

Gaming Management and the College Curriculum

(L. Cummings and P. Brewer).