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Item #: 616043911816 -
A huge resource for surveillance personnel, this manual explains the duties of the employee, the equipment used, the procedures for logs and records, use of video equipment, detection and covers all the table games. Also includes information about bomb threats, court documentation and evidence, cheating and more. 186 Pages Paperbound 2011
Item #: 9780942828481 -
Whose responsibility is it to order more chips when a table game is running short? Who should check the dice when they return to make sure they have not been changed or altered? What are the factors that affect hold, including service issues and casino climate? This book answers these and many more questions and discusses the various Nevada Revised Statutes regarding asset protection (avoiding cheaters), with examples of laws that reference card switching, bet switching, bet capping, bet...
Item #: 9780275977504 -
Von Herrmann examines the politics of state and federal gambling policy, particularly policies relating to casinos and state lotteries. She considers gambling policy from a variety of perspectives, including the politics of adoption, the state and federal governments' role in policy formation and implementation and the broad economic and social impact questions related to gambling. The inclusion of several state case studies provides insight into the largely successful reshaping of...
Item #: 9781478126348 -
'The Casino Industry Lexicon' has over three hundred and seventy-five words every casino guest should know. Learn the insider language of the casino world and be in command of your gaming experience. Each word is concisely defined and expanded with valuable insightful information. The knowledge one will gain can be used to save money, settle disputes and give you the upper hand against the casinos. The authors have close to sixty years of combined experience on the casino gaming floor...
Item #: 616043912042 -
An excellent guide in five solid chapters that cover: Understanding Important Formulas and Definitions in Gaming (including The Drop, House Advantage, Expected Win from Individual Players, Win or Loss, The Hold, Long-Term Hold and Expected Hold, Expected Win. He follows with Management Strategies for Casino Craps; Understanding Key Concepts in Gambling (Significance of the House Advantage; Accounting for Irregularities in the Hold; Adjusting the House Advantage to Maximize Profitability); and...
Item #: 9780964921788 -
From the days of Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, when high-tech meant bright pink neon signs, through today's latest digital technology, this book reviews how technology played a crucial role in the shaping of the gaming industry and the modern casino. From security to marketing, technology has greatly impacted the evolution of the gaming industry and how casinos conduct business. Gone are the days of free casino chips for patrons handed out by well-dressed pit bosses - they have been...
Item #: 7611 -
Subtitled "From Cocktail Napkin to the Casino Floor". The Essentials of Casino Game Design is a handbook for aspiring or practicing game designers. It explains, in detail, the techniques of designing a casino game that actually works. The author, Dan Lubin, is an experienced game designer. He not only succeeded as an independent, with EZ Pai Gow and Double Blackjack, to name only a couple, but also worked as a table-games designer and manager for big gaming corporations, including Galaxy...
Item #: 616043911823 -
Subtitled 'A Casino Surveillance Reference for Management, Directors and other Casino Executives and Personnel', this 28-chapter work contains material on the director, overages and shortages, e-files on employees, understanding rating cards and comps, table game summaries and reports, gaming equipment (as a part of gaming protection), paper trails, computer security and management information systems, slots and the methods cheaters use on them, cheats and scams in relation to various games...
Item #: 9780471129271 -
For anyone interested in pursuing or advancing a career in the gaming industry this is an ideal reference. It covers historical background and regulatory aspects of gaming; explores all facets of casino operations and examines the math and technology of casino operations. 270 Pgs. 1996 hardcover
Item #: 616043912127 -
Browne breaks down the process of player development and covers all the bases from investing money to evaluating a player's worth to figuring out how much to spend on player reinvestment to player profitability to advantage play, to measurements and to the math of player utilization and response. Even if people do show up on opening day, it takes concentrated effort to bring them back. 32 pgs, spiralbound, 2006. No returns on this item.
Item #: 9780874178425 -
The advent of gaming on Indian reservations has created a new kind of tribal politics over the past three decades. Now armed with often substantial financial resources, Indigenous peoples have adjusted their political strategies from a focus on the judicial system and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to one that directly lobbies state and federal governments and non-Indigenous voters. These tactics allow tribes to play an influential role in shaping state and national policies that affect...
NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK
Item #: 1621 -
This book was written by a confessed cheat who says he wrote it for everyone who has been cheated at one time or another and for those who wish not to be cheated. Murphy claims 40 years experience in backroom, bar room, street and organized gambling. Chapters cover: How Casinos are Operated; How to Cheat with Cards, Slot Machines, Craps, Carnival Games, plus street cons and staying ahead of the IRS. 143 Pgs. 1997
Item #: 9780971509801 -
Helpful information for every restaurant uniform, this book features the results of a national survey of restaurant patrons designed as a self-help resource written from the customer's point of view. Focus is on helping the restaurant employee improve his bottom line by catering to the person who contributes to it. 212 pages, paperbound, 2005.
Item #: 9780470933091 -
While trading is a difficult endeavor, it's still possible to make money doing so in today's markets. The real question is: How can you achieve this goal? What is required is adapting a successful existing business model to this speculative arena. The model that makes most sense is the "casino paradigm" and nobody understands it better than author Richard Weissman - a professional trader with over fifteen years of experience consulting and training traders and risk managers. And now, with...
HACHETTE BOOK GROUP
Item #: 2321 -
Sin City. Bright lights, high stakes, and no sleep. Home to some of the world's grandest, flashiest, and most lucrative casino resorts, Las Vegas, with its multitude of attractions, draws some forty million tourists from around the world every year. But Vegas hasn't always been booming at the level it is today. This newest influx is largely a result of three competing business moguls. Meet Kirk Kerkorian, Steve Wynn, and Dr. Gary Loveman, men who couldn't be more different from one another,...