Impact of gambling: Economic effects more measurable than social effects: Report to the Honorable Frank R. Wolf

Abstract

Examines the 1999 National Gambling Impact Study Commission's findings on the economic and social effects of gambling on communities and families and explores the issues raised in the Commission's report through a case study in Atlantic City, NJ. Focused on * the economic effects of gambling, including employment, bankruptcy, and tax revenues and community investment * the social effects of gambling * the prevalence of problem gambling, and * whether communities offer incentives to attract gambling establishments.

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