Gambling in America / edited by Herbert L. Marx, Jr.

New York : H.W. Wilson, 1952.

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Other Authors Marx, Herbert L.
Subjects Gambling -- United States.
United States.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 23, no. 6.
Description 222 pages ; 20 cm.
Copyright Date 1952.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-222).
Contents "The curse of chance" / Geoffrey Chaucer -- "The fatal effects of gambling" / Judge Rush -- A modest defense of gambling / D. Graham -- Discard the gods of chance and chaos / F.A. De la Mare -- "Easy money" can destroy us / Richard Emrich -- Individual liberty comes first -- The myth of the wide-open town / Virgil W. Peterson -- How Britain gambles on sports / John D. Leonard.
A panorama of gambling / Ernest Havermann -- The forms of gambling / Oswald Jacoby -- More than half of us gamble / George Gallup -- Gyps that pass in the night / Michael MacDougall -- A knotty problem for industry -- The professional gambler / Albert H. Morehead -- Bergen County -- a case study / Meyer Berger -- You can lose your shirt anywhere / Tibor Koeves -- Age-old lotteries / Stanley S. Smith -- The numbers racket / Albert Q. Maisel -- "Policy in Bronzeville" / St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton -- The contest as a lottery / Morton J. Simon -- Should the government operate a lottery? -- Edmund O'Brien -- The "unhealthy parasite" / Arthur Daley -- Why horse-players die poor / Robert Saunders Dowst -- The incredible totalisator / Paul Gardner -- Portrait of a New York bookie / Charles Friedman -- Oregon goes to the dogs / Richard L. Neuberger.
The role of commodity exchanges / The unchanging exchange / Frank Norris / "Speculators have grown fat" / Edwin A. Lahey -- The investor -- "pampered darling" / Ed Tyng -- The ethics of investment / Harold R. Bunce -- The law / Morris Ploscowe -- Proposed federal legislation: editor's introduction and excerpts from Kefauver Committee report -- How the public feels / George Gallup -- Gambling in Nevada-a defense / Ernest W. Cragin -- Legalization solves nothing / Virgil W. Peterson -- Legalization doesn't pay / Carey McWilliams -- Gambling and gangsters go together -- Legal betting on public sports events / Thomas Dewey and William O'Dwyer.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)424847
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