All in : the spread of gambling in twentieth-century United States

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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.

Contents

  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Part One �a#x96;� Policing; 1. �a#x80;#x9C;The News from Brooklyn Is Disturbing�a#x80;#x9D;�a#x80;#x94;Corruption, Big-City Police, and the Dilemma of Gambling; 2. �a#x80;#x9C;The Ever Watchful Eye of the Magnate�a#x80;#x9D;�a#x80;#x94;Policing and Ballpark Gambling in the Twentieth Century; Part Two �a#x96;� Promoting; 3. �a#x80;#x9C;Avoid Advertising the Obvious�a#x80;#x9D;�a#x80;#x94;Gambling and the Chamber of Commerce Promotion of Las Vegas in the 1950s; 4. The Business of Gambling�a#x80;#x94;How Press Releases Helped Legitimize the Gaming Industry in Las Vegas; Part Three �a#x96;� Proliferating
  • 5. Something for Nothing�a#x80;#x94;The Fiscal Alchemy of Lottery Legalization6. No End in Sight�a#x80;#x94;How the United States Became a Gambling Nation, 1950�a#x80;#x93;2000; Part Four �a#x96;� Praying; 7. In the Lion�a#x80;#x99;s Den�a#x80;#x94;Evangelicals on the Las Vegas Strip and the Meaning of Billy Graham�a#x80;#x99;s 1978 Crusade; 8. Sanctity, Pragmatism, and Paying the Bills�a#x80;#x94;The Controversial Use of Bingo in Synagogues; Part Five �a#x96;� Playing; 9. Rolling the Dice�a#x80;#x94;The Rise of the Reservation Casino and the Native American Fight for Cultural Survival; 10. The Neoliberal Lottery�a#x80;#x94;Elliot Rodger and the Affective Economy of Masculinity
  • ContributorsAbout the Editors; Index