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Gambling and crime in western Canada: Exploring myth and reality, summary report (Gambling in Canada: triumph, tragedy, or tradeoff?)

Garry J. Smith

Gambling and crime in western Canada: Exploring myth and reality, summary report (Gambling in Canada: triumph, tragedy, or tradeoff?)

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Published by Canada West Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alberta,
  • Crime,
  • Gambling

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12223772M
    ISBN 101895992559
    ISBN 109781895992557


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SUMMARY REPORT: Gambling and Crime in Western Canada: Exploring Myth and Reality by Drs. Garry Smith and Harold Wynne CANADA WEST FOUNDATION P.O. BOX Station D Calgary, Alberta CANADA T2P 2E4. Page 20 of report indicates "Permission is hereby granted by the CWF to reproduce this document for non-profit and educational purposes." No.

Summary report: gambling and crime in Western Canada: exploring myth and reality Author: Garry J. Smith, Harold J. Wynne, Jason J. Azmier. Problem Gambling Pathological Gambling Money Laundering Gambling Activity Online Gambling These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

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It offers a brief historical account of organised crime Author: James Banks. Gambling and crime in Western Canada: Exploring myth and reality. in Western Canada: Exploring myth and reality. A report prepared for the Canada West Foundation.

Illegal gambling operations have been alleged to support organized crime and victimize participants, rather than benefit them. This is said to occur through cheating in the games provided.

Smith, G. Wynne, H. Gambling and Crime in Western Canada: Exploring Myth and Reality. Report Prepared for the Canada West Foundation, Calgary, AB.

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References outlining the kind of readings that the course will focus on: Kelley, R., P. Todosichuk, et al. [email protected]: Internet Gambling in Canada. Calgary, Canada West Foundation.

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This study provided a preliminary review of the impact of gambling on western Canadian law enforcement agencies, provincial gaming regulatory bodies, and the criminal justice system. This book explores the manifold actual, possible and probable interconnections between gambling and crime in the context of the increased availability of wagering activities across many regions of the world.

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