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ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY ECONOMICS: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
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Item #: 718 -

    The entertainment and media industries, already important sectors of the U.S. economy, continue to grow rapidly in other countries around the world. This ninth edition of Entertainment Industry Economics continues to be the definitive source on the economics of film, music, television, advertising, broadcasting, cable, casino and online wagering, publishing, performing arts and culture, toys and games, sports, and theme parks. It synthesizes a vast amount of data to provide a clear,...

    EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT LAS VEGAS DEALERS
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    Item #: 616043911762 -

      Saccavino’s book gives the quick and easy lowdown on becoming a dealer in Las Vegas. Starting off by asking if you want to become a dealer, he then answers the most commonly-asked questions: How much does it cost; how long before you get a job; which casinos hire break-ins; which are the best (and worst) places to start. A third chapter breaks down the income for typical dealers in small, medium and top casinos. He devotes a portion of the book to dealers from other cities and what they...

      FEDERAL GAMBLING LAW
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      Item #: 616043911847 -

        The author covers a wide range of wagering situations, from horses to casino, legal to illegal. Includes tax issues, IRS reporting issues, foreign and in-flight gaming, lottery and much more for anyone who needs immediate answers. 359 pgs, hardcover, 1998

        FRAUD INVESTIGATION
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        Item #: 616043911540 -

          The book is based on a syllabus of specialized courses presented as an elective in the police science curriculum in several California colleges. It centers on tricks and devices, embezzlement, forgery and related offenses, insurance, consumer, real estate, investment/corporate and medical frauds. Explains the duties of various law enforcement departments. Illustrated, indexed. 336 pages, hardbound, 1974.

          GAMBLING AND SERVICE
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          Item #: 827 -

            This book covers the complete range of topic for anyone involved in building and serving a profitable customer base. Starting with the negatives (Why Service Sucks), Browne quickly moves to topics about how to cover the elements (with examples of successful models), from building a program to hiring and recruiting, setting standards, training, measuring, rewarding and recognition. Also covers internal service, marketing, promotions, and sales, with examples of good and bad service. 325 Pgs....

            GAMING REGULATION IN NEVADA
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            Item #: 616043911861 -

              This is a memoir prepared by the UNR Oral History Program. It features Guy Farmer, publicist, remembering the second governorship of Grant Sawyer and how it dealt with, impacted, and witnessed the gaming industry. 54 pgs, paperback, 2006

              HITTING THE JACKPOT
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              Item #: 9780802141712 -

                The true story of how the Mashantucket Pequots of Connecticut became the richest Indian tribe in history. The result of a three-year investigation, Fromson uncovers a tale of legal maneuverings, back-room political dealings, and ethnic reinvention. He details the process by which today's Pequots gained tribal recognition; hired top lawyers to claim thousands of acres of land; exploited a state law meant for church yard sales to gain the right to open Foxwoods, now a $1.2 billion-a-year...

                HOTEL AND MOTEL MANAGEMENT
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                Item #: 978013099089 -

                  Offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within the hotel and motel management field and includes training and education requirements, salary statistics, and professional and Internet resources. Chapters focus on an overview of the field, education and training, searching for a job, the 'front' of the house and 'the back' of the house. 152 pgs, paperback, 2004

                  HOW TO BECOME A CASINO COCKTAIL WAITRESS
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                  Item #: 616043911991 -

                    Serving cocktails in a casino is an art and a skill. The job requires knowledge of drinks and mixes, the ability to deal with the public, the bartender, the bar-back, and the management. It’s a specialty job because the server must be able to walk the floor, be aware of when drinks are requested, take the orders properly, and serve them in a timely manner. All the information needed to qualify is in this book. (The work is hard but the rewards (tips) are well worth it). Includes recipes...

                    HOW TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT CUSTOMERS
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                    Item #: 9780470045473 -

                      This book is designed to help anyone deal with difficult customers, who make up about 10% of your clients. While it is easy to make the choice to avoid these customers and concentrate on your more likeable customers, 10% adds up to a lot of business. Once you earn the trust of these tough cookies, they become loyal repeat customers who refer people to your business. 192 Pgs. 2006 hardcover

                      INDIAN GAMING BY DALE MASON
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                      Item #: 9780806132600 -

                        The author examines Indian gaming from several different perspectives including how tribes act as political entities (and interest groups) but still maintain the right to self-govern, what the role of the U.S. Attorneys discretionary authority on Indian lands is, the role of tribal attorneys in Indian politics, the importance of gaming on Indian lands and the background behind tribal-state conflict. Focus is on tribes in New Mexico and Oklahoma but information crosses borders. 330 pgs,...

                        INTERNAL THEFT BOOKLET
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                        Item #: 2804 -

                          Subtitled "200+ Red Flags & Early Warning Signs That Indicate Casino & Hotel Employee Theft". The only way for companies to prevent employee theft is with good internal controls. 29 Pgs. 2011

                          INTERNAL THEFT: THE ENEMY IN PLAIN SIGHT
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                          Item #: 616043911809 -

                            Casino operators have two kinds of thieves to worry aboutplayers who steal by cheating and employees who steal by cheating. This training manual for surveillance employees begins with a profile of the workplace, defines misconduct, identifies internal controls and types of employee fraud and then proceeds to cover all areas of the casino floor from the pit to the mailroom, the wait staff to the dealers, the sports book to the executive offices. Covers detection and prevention. 80 pgs,...

                            INTERNET GAMING LAW
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                            Item #: 616043911878 -

                              An essential resource for legal professionals and business executives in the field of gaming law, authored by two of the most prominent experts in the field. This valuable book covers a multitude of new challenges to government and regulatory agencies that deal with gambling legislation, including: federal legislation on Internet gambling; U.S. laws that apply to advertising for online gaming services; use and abuse of certain bank instruments for Internet gambling; laws on phone wagers via...

                              MARKETING FOR HOSPITALITY & TOURISM
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                              Item #: 1274 -

                                Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism, 7th Edition is the definitive source for hospitality marketing. Taking an integrative approach, this highly visual, four-color book discusses hospitality marketing from a team perspective, examining each hospitality department and its role in the marketing mechanism. These best-selling authors are known as leading marketing educators and their book, a global phenomenon, is the leading resource on hospitality and tourism marketing. The Seventh Edition of...

                                MARKETING TO HISPANICS
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                                Item #: 9781419502781 -

                                  Multicultural market strategist Soto shows how targeting the Hispanic market needs to be a well-designed, integrated strategy that considers the companys operating context and connects with its corporate goals. This guide covers every aspect of preparing for entry into the Hispanic market, assessing the macro environment and industry trends, defining and understanding the competitive set, identifying and overcoming challenges within your company, and developing and implementing a strategy for...

                                  NEVADA GAMING LAW: 3RD ED
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                                  Item #: 616043911885 -

                                    The noted law firm uses this book to explain and review Nevada gaming law including: An Overview of all Regulatory Agencies, individual licensing and all its implications and requirements. Also: Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts, Private Corporations, Publicly-Traded Corporations, Partnerships, General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, Trusts and Estate Planning. Also: Gaming Employees, Officers and Directors, Key Gaming Employees, Independent Agents, Labor...

                                    NICK GULLOS GUIDE: OPERATING A PROFESSIONAL POKER ROOM
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                                    JANINE K. TRUE Item #: 8414 -

                                      Guide to help you to understand how to operate a poker room. It explains in detail the employee’s that are needed to operate a poker room, explains their duties in detail including how to deal each game. It explains all of the rules for the various poker games. It provides a complete explanation and guide for setting up and managing promotional jackpots. Gives the rules for operating poker tournaments as recommended by the Tournament Directors Association. Forms are provided to help you to...

                                      OFFICIAL CASINO PARTY MANUAL
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                                      Item #: 616043912158 -

                                        This manual is the perfect survival kit, instructional source for those who want to organize and promote a fund-raiser for a charitable organization or for special events or theme parties in a non-gaming area of the country. It contains 44 sections including how to obtain equipment; finding dealers; supervisor duties; marketing; casino pit and table arrangement; table assembly and set up; dealer duties. 56 pages, paperbound, 1991.

                                        OFFICIAL RULES, REGULATIONS & PROCEDURES FOR POKER
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                                        Item #: 9781450701686 -

                                          If you play poker in various casinos, you know that each one seems to have unique rules and procedures. This book tries to create a standardized set of rules for the benefit of the house and the player. Divided into 17 chapters, it covers general rules, dealing procedure, ranking of suits, betting terms, button procedures, stud-type games, draw-games, kill games, Chinese poker. 74 Pgs. 1998

                                          OVER THE TOP
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                                          Item #: 9781403391360 -

                                            In classical literature, Sisyphus, a minor league trickster who played around a little too much in the big leagues, got his just desserts by eternally having to push rocks uphill only to watch them fall back down again. Can we achieve another result, or are we condemned to never achieving our goals? This book examines the Sisyphus dilemma as a metaphor for modern organizational life, and suggests ways of coping with our duties, acquiring contentment, and achieving resultsseeing the rock go...

                                            POKER PROTECTION
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                                            CASINO CREATIONS Item #: 1545 -

                                              Poker Protection Cheating and the World of Poker, is a significantly, expanded follow-up study to the acclaimed "Casino Game Protection - A Comprehensive Guide" that exclusively explores the game of poker. It presents the topic of cheating with scope and objectivity, covers a wide range of scams employed by both amateurs and professional cheaters, provides important perspective and historical background, and makes the clear distinction between the casino/cardroom game and the home/private game...

                                              POKER: PROFESSIONAL CARD DEALER TRAINING MANUAL: DVD
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                                              Item #: 94922706775 -

                                                A self-paced, at-home dealer training DVD designed to prepare you for a career in casino dealing. Comes with a manual and instructions on how to get the most out of the course, general dealer and casino procedures, how to play the game itself and a glossary. Includes the mechanics of handling, cutting, holding and pitching cards, dealing the game, opening a table, and tricks of the trade. The course was designed by top industry experts and is taught by professional dealers with years of...

                                                POKING SURVEILLANCE IN THE EYE: DVD
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                                                Item #: 616043910710 -

                                                  In a seminar, the author provided serious blackjack students with tips and information about avoiding unwanted attention from the people who police the casino's blackjack game. This video is an 82-minute excerpt of that seminar produced to reach both the beginning and the skilled card counter who needs to know how to go unnoticed in order to avoid being barred. 2007

                                                  PRACTICAL CASINO MATH
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                                                  CASINO CREATIONS Item #: 10018 -

                                                    Now back in stock for a limited time! This book presents the mathematics underlying casino games, provides a precise account of the odds associated with these games, and describes the role of mathematics in casino gaming management. Index First Edition 247 Pgs. 2001 Hardcover

                                                    PROFESSIONAL SHORT CHANGE ARTIST METHODS & SCAMS
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                                                    Item #: 616043912233 -

                                                      This is a DVD that acts as a training manual for cashiers and other employees who handle money. It includes a Power Point presentation that shows how short change artists work alone or in league with the other side of the cashier window. Includes methods, techniques and scams.

                                                      RACE AND SPORTS HANDBOOK 2ND EDITION
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                                                      Item #: 9780470301753 -

                                                        UNLV graduate Helmbold spent 16 years in the gaming industry and has compiled a handbook for people who want to work in the casino's race and sports book or for those who want to know exactly how these departments put up their numbers/odds/payoffs, etc. Starting with racing and wagering on thoroughbreds, he moves to quarter horses, harness and greyhounds before crossing over to basketball, football, baseball and hockey. One part is devoted to the futures, to back of the house operations,...

                                                        RAVING CASINO HANDBOOK SERIES (5 BOOK SET)
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                                                        Item #: 616043912011 -

                                                          A series of handbooks on the subjects of leadership, service, hosting, and player development, this work was compiled from articles written by Raving Consultants two senior strategists. Designed to provoke strategic thought around the areas of casino management and leadership. Focus is uniquely on the customer. Compilation, paperback, 2006

                                                          REVENGE OF THE PEQUOTS: THE MOST PROFITABLE CASINO
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                                                            In the mid-1970s, the Mashantucket Pequot tribe had only one member, an elderly woman who pleaded with her grandson to come live on the impoverished reservation and save it from falling into government hands upon her death. Kim Isaac Eisler tells the remarkable story of how Richard Skip Hayward, an unemployed ship-worker, granted his grandmother's dying wish, revived the moribund clan, and transformed the Pequots into the richest and most influential band of Native Americans in history. 267...

                                                            RICHARD TURNER DOUBLE SIGNED CARD ROUTINE: DVD
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                                                            Item #: 616043916583 -

                                                              Turner, a sleight-of hand artist, specializes in gambling techniques. His original effort was a two-volume video set designed to protect the novice from being cheated in poker, later transferred to DVD. Features both videos plus additional bonus features where he performs his entire gambling act and a 13-minute biography. Turner demonstrates more than 200 gambling sleight-of-hand techniques such as: 18 ways of false shuffling and false cutting, stacking the deck using overhand shuffles, riffle...

                                                              RICHARD TURNER: THE CHEAT: DVD
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                                                                Designed to protect the novice from being cheated in poker and presented by expert Richard Turner, a nationally acclaimed expert on closeup sleights and cheating , this work here offers more than 100 techniques used by both amateur and professional cheaters. Many of these have never been revealed to the public before. Coverage include examples of false shuffles, false riffle shuffles, nullifying the cut, partial shifts, crimps and bridges, and palming. Also: stacking the deck, switches and...

                                                                ROULETTE DEALER INSTRUCTION MANUAL
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                                                                Item #: 616043911779 -

                                                                  Russell focuses on more than two dozen areas of responsibility, including customer courtesy, general conduct, opening the table and counting the bankroll, making change, cheque cutting, marking cheque values, spinning the ball, when the ball drops, after the ball drops, payoff procedures, minimum and maximum bets, cheque rackers responsibilities, currency bets, game protection, conversions, closing games, fills, credits, markers, courtesy call bets, marker redemption and tokes. 49 pgs,...

                                                                  ROULETTE DEALING & SUPERVISING
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                                                                  Item #: 616043911786 -

                                                                    Thirty sections cover basic play, equipment, game terminology, wagers, general rules and procedures. Handling checks; buy-in procedure; cashing out; dealing and payoffs. On the intermediate level, he instructs pushing anywhere from one to nine stacks, payoffs. On an advanced level, he shows how to properly handle straight up keys; split payoffs, converting wheel checks, casino credit rules, fills and credits. 163 pgs, paperback, 1994

                                                                    ROULETTE: PROFESSIONAL CARD DEALER TRAINING MANUAL
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                                                                    Item #: 94922706799 -

                                                                      This is a self paced at-home dealer training DVD designed to prepare you for a career in casino dealing. The DVD comes with an instruction manual on how to get the most out of the course, general dealer procedures, general casino procedures, how to play the game itself and a glossary. The DVDs include the mechanics and layout of the table, handling the chips, dealing the game, paying winners, removing losing bets, opening a game, tips, and tricks of the trade. The course was designed by top...

                                                                      RUSSIAN ETIQUETTE AND ETHICS IN BUSINESS
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                                                                      Item #: 9780844242163 -

                                                                        In 1991 the Soviet Union ceased to exist as a major player in the world and Russia's gates flew open. Foreign products, services, people and ideas began pouring in. Old systems started collapsing; new systems started to appear. The new economy continues to develop in Russia and opportunities for the adventurous foreign businessperson-including casino people-abound. This is a guide through the maze of Russian capitalism. Includes information about Russian work attitudes, women in business, the...

                                                                        SETTING THE TABLE (AUDIO)
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                                                                        Item #: 616043916804 -

                                                                          On this 5 CD set, Danny Meyer chronicles his business life that started when he was 27 and he founded Union Square Cafe. Meyer went from starting that business to now being the CEO of his own spectacular restaurants that include 11 establishments, each at the top of the game. Meyer shares recipes, and what he calls 'Enlightened Hospitality' his own idea of doing business. More importantly for those interested in hospitality and serving people, he teaches how to set your priorities to run a...