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  • Case Study Of Revenue Management At Harrah's Entertainment

    Revenue Management at Harrah’s Entertainment Kaz/Colin – Thoughts/Bullet points on - Is Harrah’s current method for managing room inventory adequate? The Harrah’s current pricing method is well designed to maximize their revenue based on the games as their core offering. It, however, has areas of improvement in terms of room inventory management mostly for the following reasons, and it is increasingly important to address the issues as their business diversifies after the recent mergers. • The…

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  • Importance Of Luck In The Lottery, By Shirley Jackson And The Rocking-Horse Winner

    We often associate winning with some amount of luck being had by said winner. But we don’t often think about the times when being the winner at something comes with a more unsavory prize. In the short stories “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “The Rocking-Horse Winner” by D. H. Lawrence, both authors demonstrate a situation in which winning may not be the preferred option, and making it to the winner’s circle does not involve luck. And while luck is often the precursor to winning something…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Legalized Gambling

    gambling for “moral” reasons even though he became the 8th wealthiest person on the planet as a casino mogul. His underlying intentions should be clear to everyone as he has vowed to “spend whatever it takes” to stop online gambling. In fact, an op-ed by Michelle Minton from the Competitive Enterprise Institute should clear up any lingering doubts as to Adelson’s true motives. Minton noted how two of his casinos, the Venetian and the Palazzo, offer smartphone apps for sports…

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  • Don The Beachcomber In Hollywood: The Tiki Culture

    With the establishment of the legendary ‘Don the Beachcomber’ in Hollywood, L.A in the early part of the last century, Polynesian themes arrived in style. This amazing new spot was the first Polynesian-themed bar and restaurant in America and proved to be an instant hit. Its success spawned several copycats and soon the Polynesian theme named ‘Tiki’ culture spread across the world. That was back in the 1930s-40s, the trend like all others soon died out. Back to the 2000s, the Tiki culture has…

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  • Las Vegas Financing Case Study

    Each year, men, women, and families travel to the brilliant and exciting city of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city has much to offer, including lots of trouble. Whether people travel for business or pleasure, there are often times when the ending of the trip is formidable. When this happens, it is very important to know what to look for when choosing an attorney and a Las Vegas bail bondsman. There are hundreds of bondsmen in Las Vegas. Each one is different from the others. They offer a different…

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  • Personal Narrative: Third Dive Bar

    the bar from sundown to sunrise, but today there are more stools empty than occupied. Maybe there’s a game on? But that wouldn’t explain why parking was still so difficult to find tonight. And I’m sure if I would’ve heard something about that, if there was – something from Connie on Facebook, or a text from Reiner if he was playing, or a message from Jean, asking if— Well, there can’t be a game. I guess it’s just a quiet night. Frankly, it’s not something worth complaining about. The wages…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Sports Gambling

    no previous knowledge to have success. By law, online betting is currently illegal in the United States due to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. However, owners of these daily fantasy corporations explain to the public that it is a game of skill, which excludes it from the law…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Winning The Lottery

    “If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.” Edmund Burke The chances of winning the lottery are slim to none. As a matter of fact, the Executive Director of the American Statistical Association, says, “The probability of winning the jackpot is 1 in 175,233,510” (Wasserstein). Most everyone in the world wants to be free and have cash money. Billions of people play the lottery in hopes of becoming that lucky winner. However, winning the…

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  • Fantasy Football Friend Or Foe

    Fantasy Football: Friend or Foe? Ding! A man glances at his smartphone and realizes it is an update about his fantasy football team. The notification read “Congratulations! You have now moved into first place during week four of the regular season. You currently have a total of 589 points.” Football fanatics take every opportunity they have to stay posted on the latest NFL news. The best way that everyone believes to do so is to open an online account for fantasy football. NFL fans enjoy the fun…

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  • Comparing Adler And Proctor's Looking Out, Looking In

    Reading Response 2: Perception and Poker Until reading the third chapter of Adler and Proctor's Looking Out, Looking In, perception was to me a sixth sense, an unusual blend of reasoning, natural talent, and witchcraft which I possessed due to a gift from above. In the same way scientists replaced unknown phenomena with a descriptive and predictive theory of the world that we see, so did Adler's presentation of the perception process wiped away my mystic understanding of perception. He…

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