Essays Tagged: "Gambling"

Dostoevsky's "The Gambler " As A Reflection Of Myself. Personal comparison

because like me, he is a man of many passions. He is also all but helpless against his addiction to gambling. I have also felt helpless to certain circumstances in my life, as have we all. He is capab ... xei was as to what people thought of me and how they treated me.Alexei was torn between his love of gambling and his love of a woman who did not return his love. He felt passionately about things that ...

(3 pages) 72 0 2.3 Mar/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The effects of Gambling and what it can do to your life.

GamblingGambling, while it lowers taxes and creates jobs, it also causes addicts to lose money and t ... , it also causes addicts to lose money and therefore creates a higher crime rate.A Quick History of Gambling.Gambling was a popular pastime in North America long before there was ever a United States. ... . Bear Baiting was also a popular sport, but the Puritans banned it.(Ortiz 4)Almost 100 years later gambling in the West gave gambling a second life. Early church leader struck down all forms of gambl ...

(6 pages) 327 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This is an essay about PROPOSITION 5 Gambling on the Indian reservations

Gambling on the Indian reservations was under a lot of concern because of prop 5 that was put on the ... ainst casino interest. The Indians wanted people to vote yes on prop 5 so they could continue there gambling like they always did, they were using video gambling machines which were supposed to be ill ... law.Not all of the tribes wanted to do what the state said but they wanted to keep there system of gambling the way it was with there own machines. They also did not like the idea of the proposed mac ...

(4 pages) 63 0 1.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Economics of State Lotteries.

tatetreasuries (Evans and Zhang, 2002, pg 7).The lottery industry stands apart from the rest of the gambling industry because of unique features. First, it is the most widespread form of legalized gam ... and by the District of Columbia government. Each state has seized on the lottery form of legalized gambling as a government-operated monopoly (NGISC, 1999, pg 2-3). Third, state lotteries have the wo ...

(11 pages) 170 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Funding the future

record condemning legalized gaming as both "immoral and evil." The reality of the situation is that gambling occurs within Texas onIlog 5a massive scale, and it occurs each and every day. Whether it's ... ay. Whether it's in the sale of Texas Lottery tickets, at the many horse racetracks, within illegal gambling houses or exploding on the Internet, gambling is, and will continue to be, a Texas institut ...

(7 pages) 161 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Betting the Lottery

(16 pages) 45 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business Bluffing Reconsidered

(15 pages) 63 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

What is Behavioral Addiction?

ered a bad habit. Now, as we all know, if we overdo something, it is called addiction. Overworking, gambling, overspending are some of the sins of the 21st Century brought about by recent advances. ... no matter what effect the choice might have in his or her life. For instance, a person addicted to gambling might choose to gamble with money needed to buy food for the family. One addicted to eating ...

(5 pages) 78 1 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Compulsive Gambling.

Compulsive gambling is a very common problem among many people in today's society. It is defined as being unabl ... s a very common problem among many people in today's society. It is defined as being unable to stop gambling at any point in time and. To the gambler, gambling has become an addiction - like an addict ... as become an addiction - like an addiction to alcohol or drugs. They find it extremely hard to stop gambling and believe they can "beat the odds" - even when their entire world begins to fall apart. W ...

(4 pages) 54 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Behavioral Accounts and Treatments of Problem Gambling

AbstractMost people gamble at one time or another. Many people have a positive attitude towards gambling and do not experience any problems. However, for some people gambling can become a problem. ... people gambling can become a problem. It can seriously affect many aspects of an individual's life. Gambling can also affect family members, friends and careers. This essay will demonstrate the relati ...

(9 pages) 96 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


nsisted," he defended himself, "she never gave into a challenge did she." They had been gambling in the onboard casino of the cruise ship. Cherry had always had that winning streak when sh ...

(4 pages) 305 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


sphere to make it the casino more family oriented. The more people that stay at the hotel, the more gambling that will be taking place. Thousands of employees are need to run a large casino. Everyone ... money going to the casino, all of the guests deserve the best the casinos have to offer.People are gambling more than ever. It has become America's number one chioce of leisure. Gambling has been the ...

(8 pages) 65 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Foreshadowing In "The Lottery"

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Exposition: Gambling In Australia

Gambling has existed in Australia since the dawn of time; it crosses all class and social barrier al ... aced everywhere, schools have poker nights, casinos are all over the television screen and underage gambling is encouraged.You only need look at some statistics of Australians with gambling addictions ... need look at some statistics of Australians with gambling addictions to see there is a problem and gambling has slipped too far out of control. More than 20% of Australians adults gamble and about ha ...

(1 pages) 1593 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Bridge to wiseman's cove

aces. In this novel, the author raised some issues like underage drinking, body image, child abuse, gambling, young school leavers and dysfunctional families.Carl’s family was tearing apart from ... ooking after them. Child abuse in this book is quite relevant for the teenage audience of this book.Gambling is a significant issue in this book, showing from how it can be addictive to how it almost ...

(3 pages) 3099 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature


(2 pages) 374 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Dangers of Gambling. Explore the Dangers of Gambling Throughout Modern Culture Focusing on Young Gamblers.

Gambling has become part of this generation of teenagers, a generation that may end up in bankruptcy ... this generation of teenagers, a generation that may end up in bankruptcy, addiction and depression. Gambling is like a drug; it costs a lot and is addictive. Researchers say that it could be as addict ... lot and is addictive. Researchers say that it could be as addictive as smoking. The consequences of gambling are unknown till someone takes the risk, and according to a recent survey 75% of teenagers ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


abits start when the life is carefree and you look for some excitement in your life. In consequence gambling was some kind of an excitement for you, Tom. However, you started to treat it like a drug a ... ou feel comfortable with your present life and you are in need of some excitement. When you started gambling you felt better, because the adrenaline was pumped into your bloodstream, but later when th ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays