Las Vegas and Poker Term Paper by Jay Writtings LLC

Las Vegas and Poker
A look at poker as the generator of a wave of new interest in Las Vegas.
# 117280 | 1,725 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Nov 25, 2009 in Business (Finance, Investment and Banking) , Business (Industries)

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The paper discusses the predominance of poker and gambling within the city of Las Vegas and the opportunities this practice offers investors. The paper highlights the profitability of the casinos themselves and how they have also aided in the pull and attraction of Las Vegas. The paper shows how Las Vegas and poker are a combination which have proved to be a hit to the American public and that of the world.

Poker, Gambling, and Las Vegas
The Tourist Draw of Gambling and Poker
Investments and Opportunities Poker and gambling Presents Vegas

From the Paper:

"Poker has been a hugely successful sporting phenomenon in the United States, with everyone from the college crowd on up through the office environment being affected. This craze however finds its origins within the card-houses and casinos of days past, which the presence of Las Vegas helped to establish. Thus, poker and gambling, being games and pastimes of previous years, has made a great come-back in the form of Las Vegas, to which a vast number of tourists and gamers alike flock each year, to capitalize upon the poker and gambling, the primary draws of the city."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Foreign Policy, July/Aug2007 Issue 161, p18-18
  • By: Bates, Rob. JCK, Jul2007, Vol. 178 Issue 7, p40-40
  • By: Schwartz, Peter J.. Forbes, 7/23/2007, Vol. 180 Issue 2, p170-170
  • Marketing Week (01419285), 6/21/2007, Vol. 30 Issue 25, p18-18
  • By: Bartlett, Michael. Credit Union Journal, 6/4/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 22, p19-19

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