Essays Tagged: "Slot machine"

Is gambling a feasible source of funds for the government

lord, Meyer Lansky's universal gambling truth states; 'Gamblers never win, the house never loses'2 Slot Machines and most table games allow players to make bets where the probability of winning is re ... stry spends millions each year to whether wider isles, fresher air, and back rests on the chairs at slot machines make a player stay longer.4 And why would the casino care if somebody is comfortable? ...

(15 pages) 321 1 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

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

were using video gambling machines which were supposed to be illegal in there current status. These slot machines were said to look just like the slot machines used in Nevada, the state and some local ... nother supporter was Jackson's casino assistant manager dean konecny he said the machines were more slots like than the new ones he also said they looked like the old spinning while machines. The mach ...

(4 pages) 63 0 1.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Are courts like a slot machine, if so why do we use such great expenditure on it?

The definition of a slot machine for this essay is a machine operated by inserting coins into the machine and by pulling ... le a result would be generated after the correct input has been completed. The main concept of this slot machine is that the result generated would always be the same provided that the input is the sa ... t is the same. The concept that the judiciary being similar with this perception of a fixed outcome slot machine will mean that for all similar cases which concern the same legal issues the output sho ...

(8 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Pathological Gambling

Gambling can be fun for many people, playing a game of chance including card games, slot machine, lotteries, horse racing, etc. Pathological gambling is considered a disorder of impuls ...

(2 pages) 51 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What is gambling? Give definitions and examples.

harities), lucky squares (many sporting clubs use this method to raise money), there are even money slot games where children put money into a machine for a chance to win a toy (this encourages and te ...

(3 pages) 89 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Poker machines should be banned." Do you agree?

Poker machines have become a part of our society. Go to any gaming lounge and you will find bright lights, ... es for some time to come.There have been a number of very good arguments in support as of why poker machines should be banned. The most important emphasizes the social problems of addiction, bankruptc ... fter reading an article in Tuesday's Advertiser, which talked about whether the axing of 3000 poker machines would have an impact on our gambling problems.The pokies create millions of dollars for the ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Las Vegas

e jet and walked into the terminal. "Man this is a beautiful airport! Look Michelle, they even have slot machines at the airport!""I know," she laughed. "I heard they have them in the washrooms as wel ... m the shuttle ride.The shuttle arrived at the baggage terminal, and we got off. All I could see was slot machines, and all I heard was the sound they make. Some people had a card inserted into the slo ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Betting the Lottery

s a related situation that always amazes me: Casinos frequently advertise the payoff ratio of their slot machines, saying something like,Loosest slots in town! 97% payoff guaranteed!What they're doing ... lots in town! 97% payoff guaranteed!What they're doing is admitting that you'll lose money on their slot machines. They're specifically saying,* You give us a dollar and we'll give you back 97 cents.* ...

(16 pages) 45 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Special Interest Groups

ing commission within California. In the early 19th century gaming, such as cards, horse racing and slots were all illegal in the state of California.However within the last couple of decades gaming h ... e games available for its players. For example, card clubs and horse tracks are not allowed to have slot machines within their facilities. The biggest money maker in Nevada is banned in California. Th ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Social Judgement Theory

ion Theory (Griffin, 2006, p. 206). The statements were as follows:a. You have got to play to winb. Slot machines are riggedc. The House always winsd. Gamblers are more likely to drink than non-gamble ... kay with losing money will make a good gambler). Subjects #1 and #3 also placed statements b and c (slot machines are rigged and house always wins, respectfully) into the non-commitment category, with ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.6 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Frank Gehry

at Toronto in 1929 and raised in the mining town of Timmins, Ontario. His father was a pinball and slot machine supplier and also an artist who won numerous awards for window displays. Always conside ...

(8 pages) 41 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Art Essays


le hundred dollars, I decided that a new investment strategy was needed. I had not intended to play slot machines, but I decided to that day to try and recoup my losses from the Black Jack table. Afte ... to try and recoup my losses from the Black Jack table. After two hours of trying several different slot machines, I was treated to a first-hand look at why slot machines are also referred to as "One ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Slot Machine

Slot Machine In the Slot Machine there are three main characters, Elvin, Mike, and Frank. Elvin is t ... prepare them for the journey into high school. While staying there they are destined to find their "slot" that they belong in and carry it throughout their lives. Elvin hates this slot idea so he deci ... en they all go to the leader of the place; they call him Brother Jackson. Everybody was assigned a "slot" that they would go to every day. Frank got, according to Elvin, the best sport in the world be ...

(4 pages) 496 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Exposition: Gambling In Australia

modern children? More and more people are growing up and a world where there are over 300 000 poker machines placed everywhere, schools have poker nights, casinos are all over the television screen an ... ions of dollars the government pockets from them each year. So children will always be seeing poker machines at clubs and gorgeous, successful women working in Las Vegas; the poverty and financial deb ...

(1 pages) 1869 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Seven Wastes of Logistics

Poker machines and their effect on problem gambling.�ContentsIntroduction to UnitingCare, Australia ... ngCare Australia recommendations to helpproblem gamblers and the Australian society p.6-8with poker machinesConclusion p.8p.9References�Introduction to UnitingCare, AustraliaUnitingCare Austral ... ally. Established in 2011, the Task Force united by a commitment to reduce the harm caused by poker machine gambling."In 2009 , 70 per cent of Australians participated in some form of gambling, So ext ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers