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6 edition of Why Do People Gamble? (Why Books.) found in the catalog.

Why Do People Gamble? (Why Books.)

by Kaye Stearman

  • 162 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Raintree .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Gambling,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Social Science - Sociology,
  • Compulsive gambling,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7919380M
    ISBN 100739832336
    ISBN 109780739832332
    OCLC/WorldCa44883568

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Get this from a library. Why do people gamble?. [Kaye Stearman] -- Describes the origins and reasons for gambling, and discusses problem gambling, gambling by children, legalizations, and related questions.

I like to hang out in casinos and I will tell you what I see. Patrons tend to be old, poor, and ethnic minorities, especially Asians. Not *all*, of course, but more so than the general population.

Also, many seem to have addictive personalities in. Steven Stephenson of waits to make a bet on the Super Bowl at the Las Vegas Hilton sports book on Thursday. For most people, gambling is enjoyable and harmless, but for.

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Why Do People Gamble Too Much. I grew up in Central New Jersey. When I was ab the state legalized casino gambling in Atlantic City, making it the only place on the East Coast of the US at that time where people could gamble legally.

And strangely, many people who have an opportunity to use treatment services do not use these tools (World Health Organization). This can lead to unemployment and in turn, a lack of funds to pay for housing. Drug and alcohol abuse is another common source of homelessness/5.

Another element that can be used to get people to gamble more is scent. In a study, two smells that had been previously determined to be "pleasant" were released in different slot machine. People with a strong need for novelty, excitement, and variety are at risk of boredom.

These sensation seekers (e. g., skydivers) are likely to find that the world moves too slowly. Gambling addiction—also known as pathological gambling, compulsive gambling or gambling disorder—is an impulse-control disorder.

If you’re a compulsive gambler, you can’t control the impulse to gamble, even when it has negative consequences for you or your loved ones. People won’t trust him and don’t want to do business together.

So although they won’t say anything in front of him, people get to know he is a gambler and won’t work with him. Why people gamble, and pay real money to play social casino games When I accepted my first job in the social casino (free to play slot machines) space, I did not understand fully (or believe) why anyone would pay to play a casino game (slots, poker, bingo, etc.) if they could not win money.

"The election was when 'Moneyball' defeated 'Game Change'―and Sides and Vavreck explain why political scientists and number-crunchers were able to forecast the results well in advance, while the conventional wisdom was so often wrong.

The Gamble is crisply written, comprehensively researched, and carefully argued. It provides the Cited by: We go inside Procter & Gamble, Target superstores, Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church, NFL locker rooms, and the nation’s largest hospitals and see how implementing so-called keystone habits can earn billions and mean the difference between failure and success, life and death.

People so often focus on the negative aspects of politics, like greed and corruption, but without politics we would be lost. It frames everything we do, and it has the power to bring about real and positive change.

Politics, Andrew Gamble reminds us, defeated slavery and /5. The surprises are stellar. You'll go back and reread a few chapters to see why you didn't see everything coming.

The only thing that was a little unsettling was, apparently, I have to figure out what all these guys do next. A great book.

--Tom Arnold, Actor, Comedian, Television Host.4/5(5). Most people like to gamble because it is exciting. Some people gamble because they want to show off their skills or good judgment. And, of course, some people gamble because they want to make quick, easy money. This is the most dangerous reason for gambling.

Very few people are actually able to consistently make money through gambling, and. Why do people love to gamble. Gambling is the oldest form of entertainment.

Many people do it for pure fun while others gamble in hopes of increasing their wealth. However, it is better take a walk in history to find out the root causes of why Monaco citizens can’t gamble in Monaco. The ruling family of Monaco, the House of Grimaldi faced bankruptcy in.

Why Do People Gamble? I was in Vegas last weekend, doing field research ;) on utility functions. People clearly like to gamble, and are willing to pay a premium for the exposure to random payoffs with large skew.

The other members on Friday posted a tribute video to Gamble, Lyakh and Scraper, holding back the tears as mourned “three of the warmest, Author: Sam Wolfson.