Las Vegas and the Gambling Industry Research Paper

Las Vegas and the Gambling Industry
A look at how the gambling industry has shaped Las Vegas.
# 61512 | 3,600 words | 7 sources | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Oct 10, 2005 in Business (Industries) , Public Administration (General) , Geography (General)

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This report deals with how the gaming and entertainment industry affects Las Vegas in terms of structure. The report looks at issues of urban structure, consumption, culture, and economy to look at the ways in which this city operates and has operated in the past, in terms of changes that have been taking place in Las Vegas, the role of the worker, the target of tourism, and other attendant issues. The report
also explores the relationship between consumption and cities in post-war and contemporary America, because these are the two main epochs of the growth of Las Vegas' structure via the gaming and entertainment industry.

From the Paper:

"Aside from showing how this industry contributes to Las Vegas' structure, this report will also look at elements of the commodity city and the landscape as it is organized around consumer desires, particularly in terms of the recent Wynn developments in the city being commodity spectacles. The report will also look at Las Vegas as a place of consumption, focusing on economic factors which again link the
gaming and entertainment industry to Las Vegas as a city in terms of its essential structure. "

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