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Gambling On Our Financial Future: How The Federal Government Fiddles While State Common Law Is A Safer Bet To Prevent Another Financial Collapse, Brian M. McCall 2015 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Gambling On Our Financial Future: How The Federal Government Fiddles While State Common Law Is A Safer Bet To Prevent Another Financial Collapse, Brian M. Mccall

Brian M McCall

Many politicians and commentators agree that credit default swaps (CDS) played a significant role in the financial crisis of 2008. Yet, few who observe this role are aware that CDS were set loose on the economy by the federal pre-emption of thousands of years of public policy. Since the time of Aristotle law, philosophy and public policy have been hostile to gambling. Viewed as a socially unproductive zero sum wealth transfer, the law has generally refused to permit parties to use the courts to enforce wagers. Courts and legislatures worked in harmony to control and in some cases punish financial ...


New Jersey Goes “All In” For Sports Gambling: Examining The Constitutionality Of The Professional And Amateur Sports Protection Act, Tyler W. Mullen 2014 SelectedWorks

New Jersey Goes “All In” For Sports Gambling: Examining The Constitutionality Of The Professional And Amateur Sports Protection Act, Tyler W. Mullen

Tyler W Mullen

Despite being illegal in all but a handful of U.S. jurisdictions, sports gambling has developed into a multi-million dollar industry. Eager to capitalize on the potential revenues, New Jersey recently challenged the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), the federal sports gambling law.

PASPA effectively prohibits the vast majority of states from operating or sanctioning sports gambling schemes. However, the particular methods that PASPA uses to achieve this objective raise serious federalism concerns. While the Third Circuit recently rejected New Jersey’s constitutional challenges to PASPA, this Comment argues that the court reached the wrong ...


The Technological And Business Evolution Of Machine Based Gambling In America, Darren Prum, Carlin McCrory 2014 SelectedWorks

The Technological And Business Evolution Of Machine Based Gambling In America, Darren Prum, Carlin Mccrory

Darren A. Prum

Machine Based Gambling has become a major source of revenue to many states across the country that need the money but face obstacles to raising taxes within their jurisdiction. The figures are startling with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s cut at over $1.456 Billion in 2011, which exceed the next closest state by $500 million. In addition, there are more than twice as many slot machines available to the public than ATMs. The benefits of machine based gaming has allowed many governments to revitalized tourism locations, make some Native Americans economically self-sufficient, and save horse and dog race tracks ...


The Evolution Of The Digital Millennium Copyright Act; Changing Interpretations Of The Dmca And Future Implications For Copyright Holders, Hillary A. Henderson 2014 SelectedWorks

The Evolution Of The Digital Millennium Copyright Act; Changing Interpretations Of The Dmca And Future Implications For Copyright Holders, Hillary A. Henderson

Hillary A Henderson

Copyright law rewards an artificial monopoly to individual authors for their creations. This reward is based on the belief that, by granting authors the exclusive right to reproduce their works, they receive an incentive and means to create, which in turn advances the welfare of the general public by “promoting the progress of science and useful arts.”

Copyright protection subsists . . . in original works of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression, now known or later developed, from which they can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either directly or with the aid of a machine or device . . . . In no ...


Better Good Than Lucky: Defending The Legality Of "One-Week" Fantasy Football Leagues, Conner A. England 2013 SelectedWorks

Better Good Than Lucky: Defending The Legality Of "One-Week" Fantasy Football Leagues, Conner A. England

Conner A England

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How The Mob (Museum) Was Won: Building A History Of Organized Crime In The U.S., Michael Green 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

How The Mob (Museum) Was Won: Building A History Of Organized Crime In The U.S., Michael Green

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

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Report On The 15th International Conference On Gambling & Risk Taking, Dean M. Macomber 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Report On The 15th International Conference On Gambling & Risk Taking, Dean M. Macomber

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

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Building The First Gaming Master’S Program: An Industry Perspective, Toni Repetti, SoYeon Jung 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Building The First Gaming Master’S Program: An Industry Perspective, Toni Repetti, Soyeon Jung

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

The gaming industry has dramatically expanded not only domestically and internationally, but further to the online market. This growth has caused the industry to be more complicated than ever, and face massive challenges, competition, and opportunity. Consequently, there is a need for more qualified candidates in the gaming industry. Few gaming degrees are offered at a university level and more importantly, there is currently no master’s program in gaming management in the United States. Results of this survey of 201 industry professionals show that the majority would be interested in a master’s in gaming with most preferring an ...


Casino Games And The Central Limit Theorem, Ashok Singh, Anthony F. Lucas, Rohan J. Dalpatadu, Dennis J. Murphy 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Casino Games And The Central Limit Theorem, Ashok Singh, Anthony F. Lucas, Rohan J. Dalpatadu, Dennis J. Murphy

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

The central limit theorem, in simple terms, states that the probability distribution of the mean of a random sample, for most probability distributions, can be approximated by a normal distribution when the number of observations in the sample is 'sufficiently' large. Most applied statistics books recommend using the normal approximation for the probability distribution of the sample mean when the number of observations exceeds 30. It is commonly known in the discipline of statistics that larger samples will be needed when the underlying probability distribution is heavily skewed. However, the minimum number of samples needed for the CLT to yield ...


Mapping The Online Gambling E-Servicescape: A Conceptual Model, Brett L. Abarbanel 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Mapping The Online Gambling E-Servicescape: A Conceptual Model, Brett L. Abarbanel

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

A conceptual model is proposed that examines the potential influence of an online casino’s atmospheric cues and functional qualities on consumer behavioral response. A stimulus-organism-response (S-O-R) model, often used to frame other servicescape research, is adapted as the basis of the theory that the online casino environment will influence the organismic effects of cognitive and affective states, which in turn influence gamblers’ approach or avoidance behavioral intentions. Theorized elements of the virtual stimulus include high and low task-relevant cues, financial trust, and gambling value. Personal and situational factors, as well as demographic characteristics, are proposed to moderate the relationship ...


A Normative Analysis Of Gambling Tax Policy, Kahlil S. Philander 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

A Normative Analysis Of Gambling Tax Policy, Kahlil S. Philander

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

This article surveys the application of normative tax theory to gambling tax policy. The analysis suggests that fixed license based taxes may be preferable to taxes on gross gaming revenue. Where output based taxes are used, the types of gambling whose demand is more price sensitive, and the types that have positive links to other industries, should be taxed at comparatively lower rates. Sin-based taxes are noted to increase economic welfare, but only when applied with a rate commensurate to harm that is external to the gambler and the operator. Finally, inter-jurisdictional competition is identified as an important consideration in ...


Impact Of The 2003 Illinois Gaming Tax Rate Increase On Marketing Spending, Mikael B. Ahlgren, Sarah Tanford, Ashok Singh 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Impact Of The 2003 Illinois Gaming Tax Rate Increase On Marketing Spending, Mikael B. Ahlgren, Sarah Tanford, Ashok Singh

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

The purpose of this research is to investigate a potential consequence related to the 2003 Illinois Gaming Tax rate restructuring. Specifically, did the assessment of a higher gaming tax rate in the state of Illinois negatively impact promotional spending by an Illinois riverboat operator in an attempt to limit revenues and avoid incurring a higher tax rate? Data were contributed by a major Illinois riverboat operator and the researchers utilized an Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) method for analysis of the data. The findings demonstrate that this particular operator reduced promotional spending when confronted with increases in gaming tax rates ...


The Player-Authors Project, Greg Lastowka 2013 SelectedWorks

The Player-Authors Project, Greg Lastowka

Greg Lastowka

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The New Table Game Craze: The Gamble May Pay Off But Many Investors Should Be Wary To Put All Their Cards On The Table, Madison Zornes 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

The New Table Game Craze: The Gamble May Pay Off But Many Investors Should Be Wary To Put All Their Cards On The Table, Madison Zornes

UNLV Gaming Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Against The Spread: The Legality Of Full-Service Sports Wagering Kiosks, Evan Simonsen 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Against The Spread: The Legality Of Full-Service Sports Wagering Kiosks, Evan Simonsen

UNLV Gaming Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Editor's Note, Eric D. Walther 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Editor's Note, Eric D. Walther

UNLV Gaming Law Journal

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Foreword, Jennifer Roberts 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Foreword, Jennifer Roberts

UNLV Gaming Law Journal

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The Oral History Of Burton Cohen -- Board Of Directors, Member: Mgm Resorts International, UNLV Gaming Law Journal, University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

The Oral History Of Burton Cohen -- Board Of Directors, Member: Mgm Resorts International, Unlv Gaming Law Journal, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School Of Law

UNLV Gaming Law Journal

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The Nfl's Stance On Gambling: A Calculated Contradiction, Daniel Bernard 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

The Nfl's Stance On Gambling: A Calculated Contradiction, Daniel Bernard

UNLV Gaming Law Journal

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The Oral History Of Peter C. Bernhard -- Chairman Of The Nevada Gaming Commission, UNLV Gaming Law Journal, University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

The Oral History Of Peter C. Bernhard -- Chairman Of The Nevada Gaming Commission, Unlv Gaming Law Journal, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School Of Law

UNLV Gaming Law Journal

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