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Gaming Hospitality Opinions

1.) Why do you think various forms of gambling have been popular throughout history? Do you think the popularity of gaming in the U.S. is related to our culture? Are Americans gamblers by nature? Give specific examples to support your opinions.

2.) What event had the most significant effect on the public opinion or the legal status of gaming prior to 1970? What event had the most significant effect on the public opinion or the legal status of gaming after 1970? Explain your answers.

3.) How have the passing and repealing of gaming laws reflected the prevailing attitudes towards gaming throughout American history? How did the opening and closing of legal and illegal gaming establishments reflect these laws? How has public opinion regarding societal effects of gaming changed over time?

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1.) Why do you think various forms of gambling have been popular throughout history? Do you think the popularity of gaming in the U.S. is related to our culture? Are Americans gamblers by nature? Give specific examples to support your opinions.

Gambling, whether for recreation, or as a form of income earning, has often been considered popular based on the psychology of the process of gaming. Strong positive reinforcement of occasional winning often creates enough of a chemical change in the brain to overcome the often weak negative reinforcement of losing in gambling. In the U.S., as in most other places, gambling is closely related to the prevailing culture of any specific time. When culture Viewed gambling as an immoral act relegated to lower-class citizens, criminals, and the like, it was not commonly seen in any legal institutions in the U.S. ...

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The gaming hospitality opinions are determined.

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