License to Steal: Nevada's Gaming Control System in the Megaresort Age

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University of Nevada Press, 2005 - Business & Economics - 263 pages
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Seven precedent-setting case studies taken from the files of the Nevada Gaming Control Board illustrate vital issues addressed in the first decade of the megaresorts.
  

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How do you take something as exciting as crime and stupidity in Las Vegas and make it boring? Jeff Burbank does a pretty good job of showing us how. And, really, the reason becomes evident quite ... Read full review

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jeff burbank's "facts" are extremely misleading and a joke! This whole book is a joke, and the man is as ignorant as any man could be!

Contents

Chapter
35
Chapter
55
Chapter Three
80
Chapter Four
104
Chapter Five
128
Chapter
156
Chapter Seven
187
Chapter Eight
207
Appendix
223
Selected Bibliography
249
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Jeff Burbank is a longtime journalist and editor. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master's degree in communications-print journalism from American University. He is the author of License to Steal: Nevada's Gaming Control System in the Megaresort Age (Nevada, 2000), Las Vegas Babylon (M. Evans, 2005), and Historic Photos of Las Vegas (Turner Publishing 2007). He has been published in many venues, including The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Hartford Courant, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Las Vegas Review-Journal and Sun, Reno Gazette-Journal, and Newsweek. He is currently an instructor for the English Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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