Economic Aspects of Gambling Regulation: EU and US by Tom Coryn, Cyrille J C F Fijnaut, Alan Littler

By Tom Coryn, Cyrille J C F Fijnaut, Alan Littler

The dynamic discussions which happened on the Colloquium at the ''Economic elements of playing law: european and US Perspectives'', hosted by way of Tilburg college, are mirrored during this booklet. It brings jointly a variety of views from the modern debate surrounding the legislation of playing from in the context either one of the european and the united states. not just does the e-book surround either ends of the spectrum of the present dialogue; it additionally brings jointly the views of teachers, legal professionals and operators. Debates surrounding the law of playing were expanding by way of frequency and ferocity, on the nationwide, eu and foreign levels.Within the Member States of the ecu Union there was substantial debate as to the correct approach to regulating playing, specifically so that it will securing profit streams for reliable factors. at the same time, infringement lawsuits of the eu fee and the case-law of the eu courtroom of Justice have the capability to disrupt selected regulatory techniques and hence lengthy validated profit flows. this can be yet one of many fiscal facets to the law of playing which to this point has now not been explored inside in Europe to the level obvious within the usa. classes which eu jurisdictions can research from American reports during this box, and discussions at the cutting-edge of playing economics in Europe at the present time, shape the root of this dynamic e-book.

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But the casino industry is not unique in this regard, as many industries hire consultants and researchers to study their markets or products. Nevertheless, research sponsored by the casino industry understandably raises questions of conflict of interest. For example, Kindt (2001) simply ignores any research funded by the gambling industry. Conflicts of interest may taint the validity of research, but not necessarily. Rather than simply pointing to a potential conflict, specific errors in analysis should be shown in order to discredit research.

Financial questions from DSM-IV and SOGS screening instruments Screening instrument Instrument item DSM-IV 8. ” DSM-IV 10. ” SOGS 2. ” Possible responses include: I’ve never gambled; $1 or less; more than $1 but less than $10; more than $10 but less than $100; more than $100 but less than $1,000; more than $1,000 but less than $10,000; more than $10,000. SOGS 14. ” SOGS 16a-k. ” Possible responses include: household money; your spouse; other relatives or in-laws; banks, loan companies, or credit unions; credit cards; loan sharks; you cashed in stocks, bonds, or other securities; you sold personal or family property; you borrowed on your checking account (passed bad checks); you have (had) a credit line with a bookie; you have (had) a credit line with a casino.

Rigorous monitoring, including camera surveillance, acts as a deterrent for people to cheat. The government’s strict supervision of gambling activities – in some countries by keeping them under government control to a certain extent – justifies the assumption that gambling irregularities are kept down to a minimum. Secondly, casinos are often linked 22 de Bruin, D. , (2005), ibid, 53. 40 Casinos: Lessons Learnt from Cost-Benefit Analysis with money-laundering practices. Black (criminal) money can be laundered in a gambling establishment, either by the owner or by the patrons.

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