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Product Description: Against a background of extraordinary growth in the popularity of betting and gaming across many countries of the world, there has never been a greater need for a study into gambling's most important factor - its economics.This collection of original contributions drawn from such leading experts as David Peel, Stephen Creigh-Tyte, Raymond Sauer and Donald Siegel covers such interesting themes as:*betting on the horses*over-under betting in football games*national lotteries and lottery fatigue*demand for gambling*economic impact of casino gamblingThis timely and comprehensive book covers all the bases of the economics of gambling and is a valuable and important contribution to the ongoing and growing debates...read more

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9780415753548 | Routledge, August 12, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Against a background of extraordinary growth in the popularity of betting and gaming across many countries of the world, there has never been a greater need for a study into gambling's most important factor - its economics.

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Product Description: How can we effectively aggregate disparate pieces of information that are spread among many different individuals? In other words, how does one best access the ‘wisdom of the crowd’? Prediction markets, which are essentially speculative markets created for the purpose of aggregating information and making predictions, offer the answer to this question...read more

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9780415572866 | Routledge, June 23, 2011, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: How can we effectively aggregate disparate pieces of information that are spread among many different individuals?

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9781138802902 | Routledge, May 30, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: How can we effectively aggregate disparate pieces of information that are spread among many different individuals?

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Product Description: In recent years there has been a substantial global increase in interest in the study of gambling. To some extent this has mirrored seismic changes in the way that betting and gaming markets worldwide are taxed and regulated. This has heightened interest in a wide range of issues related to this sector including its regulation, public policy and commercial strategy as well as the ideal structure of gambling taxes and devising optimal responses to environmental changes, such as the growth of online gambling...read more

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9781843763444 | Edward Elgar Pub, April 12, 2012, cover price $343.00 | About this edition: In recent years there has been a substantial global increase in interest in the study of gambling.

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Product Description: This survey of the theory and practice of gambling uses examples from an international range of sports betting markets. Gambling markets offer economists a fascinating case study of how information efficiency operates in a market...read more

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9780521108171 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 9, 2009), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This survey of the theory and practice of gambling uses examples from an international range of sports betting markets.

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Product Description: Drawing on academic research, this book explains the various betting forums and techniques available to aid a professional betting strategy for all levels of punters. It covers the wide variety of fixed-odds markets across the world, but also spread betting, pari-mutuel, and Tote betting, and focuses also on the recent explosion of interest in person-to-person betting exchanges...read more

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9781843440154 | High Stakes Pub, June 1, 2004, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Drawing on academic research, this book explains the various betting forums and techniques available to aid a professional betting strategy for all levels of punters.

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Product Description: Against a background of extraordinary growth in the popularity of betting and gaming across many countries of the world, there has never been a greater need for a study into gambling's most important factor - its economics.This collection of original contributions drawn from such leading experts as David Peel, Stephen Creigh-Tyte, Raymond Sauer and Donald Siegel covers such interesting themes as:*betting on the horses*over-under betting in football games*national lotteries and lottery fatigue*demand for gambling*economic impact of casino gamblingThis timely and comprehensive book covers all the bases of the economics of gambling and is a valuable and important contribution to the ongoing and growing debates...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780415260916 | Routledge, January 1, 2003, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: Against a background of extraordinary growth in the popularity of betting and gaming across many countries of the world, there has never been a greater need for a study into gambling's most important factor - its economics.

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9780203986936 | Routledge, December 5, 2002, cover price $200.00

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Product Description: Based on an array of published and hitherto unpublished evidence, the author pinpoints techniques that will aid the bettor in formulating a successful and consistent betting strategy. The whole is presented in an informative but entertaining way, which should appeal to all those interested in betting as a hobby or as a way of earning a second income...read more

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9781843440093 | Old Castle, November 1, 2002, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Based on an array of published and hitherto unpublished evidence, the author pinpoints techniques that will aid the bettor in formulating a successful and consistent betting strategy.

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