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  • Absolute Poker Case Study

    Although, Mezrich accurately noted how Absolute Poker’s clients could focus their blame on the U.S. government’s prohibition policy. The restrictive laws cut the offshore gambling industry off from any kind of legitimate banking options. The most popular and reputable e-commerce companies for the gambling industry, such as Neteller, were shut down by the U.S. government. Also, their American clientele knew that these companies were forced to do business with several shady non-sanctioned…

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  • The Casino Industry In The US

    There are 1,511 casinos in the United States. The casino industry in the United States is worth over $240 billion and it employs around 1.4 million people, according to a 2013 study by the American Gaming Association (Pierceall). With these statistics, it can be hard to see the downside of the casino industry and the negative effect it has on people. There are over 1 million people in the U.S with a reported gambling problem. The severity of the addiction differs, but it has ruined lives and…

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  • Essay Against Utilitarianism

    Who is Really Winning Not very long ago, if one wanted to gamble then they would have to travel to a designated location to gamble in a casino, play bingo at the church, or wait for the drawing of the regional lottery. This allowed the average person an opportunity to dream of winning a jackpot and enjoying themselves in a game. The government agencies that benefit from the revenue produced were happy and so to were the players, money was allocated to community causes such as sports programs…

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  • Beginner Luck Case Study

    6 What do Beginner's luck and Leprechun gold have in common? Sam was off to a great start at the Las Vegas Casinos. Spurred by beginner's luck, he continues gambling away more and more money till his more cautious friends decide to hold him back. But does beginner's luck really exist? A more logical explanantion is that only people who had good luck to begin with, actually continue gambling. If Sam started out with Jason, but Jason lost money the first two times while Sam didn't, it's likely…

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  • Online Gambling Essay

    Sbobet enter lists of casino games along with registration procedure to register through mobile. The facilitation of Android phone is not such a simple thing. With vast features and applications, this phone is always ready to help its users. Beginning from recording stage till…

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  • Personal Narrative: Holy Shit, I Won The Lottery

    Chapter 1: Prologue Act 1: Holy Shit, I Won the lottery! "Hey dude, it looks like you've won the lottery." "Really? How much the prize?" "Hmm...About 10 Billion bucks." "Holy shit. I need to collect this shit." I immediately grabbed the lottery ticket from the store clerk and ran to the nearby bank. My brain is already filled with things I should buy. Ferrari's. Yachts. Diamonds. Diamond Yachts. Shit, that'll be awesome. I shout "I won the fucking lottery!" inside the bank hysterically.…

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  • Hikkaduwa Case Study

    Hikkaduwa has been attracting tourists for the past few decades. Hikkaduwa is known amongst tourists for its pristine beaches, Surfing spots, Corel reef and many activities thus increasing competition amongst all the lodges in the area no matter the scale or the type of accommodation each provides. Rivalry is fierce in the industry because barriers to entry are relatively low, Many guest houses does not adhere to tourist board regulations hence the startup costs remain lower for these illegal…

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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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  • An Analysis Of Clive Thompson's Smarter Than You Think

    In the article ‘Smarter Than You Think,’ by Clive Thompson, the author explains the comparison of the human mind vs machine intelligence. He talks about the speed of these machines in a game of chess and the millions of calculations it can make in just seconds. Compared with humans, these machines outmatch ourselves in everything expect in one way. Thompson explains even though machines are better they have trouble with “intelligence amplification,” but when paired together the possibilities are…

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