1 William Thompson, Professor of Public Administration at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Richard L. Worsnop, "Gambling Boom," CQ Researcher, 8 March 1994, p. 243.

2 William R. Eadington, in William R. Eadington and Judy A. Cornelius, eds., Gambling and Public Policy (Reno, NV: Institute for the Study of Gambling & Commercial Gaming, University of Nevada, 1991), p. 3.

3 Support for this argument can be found by Anthony N. Cabot and Richard J. Schuetz in "An Economic View of the Nevada Gaming Licensing Process," in Eadington & Cornelius, eds., p. 125.

4 Worsnop, op.cit., 248.

5 Cabot and Schuetz, op.cit., p. 125.

6 I. Nelson Rose, "The Rise and Fall of the Third Wave: Gambling Will be Dead in Thirty Years," in Eadington and Cornelius, eds., pp. 67-69.

7 "America's Gambling Fever," U. S. News and World Report, 15 Jan 1996, p. 53.

8 "The United States Gross Annual Wager," International Gaming and Wagering Business vol. 17, no. 8 (August 1996), p. 45.

9 Eadington, op.cit., p. 4.

10 Ibid., p. 11.

11 Ibid., p. 10.

12 "The United States Gross Annual Wager," op.cit., p. 45.

13 Bruce Orwall, "States Take 'River' Out of Riverboat Gambling," Wall Street Journal, 18 October 1995, p. B1.

14 Worsnop, op.cit., p. 255.

15 Charles T. Clotfelter and Philip J. Cook, Selling Hope: State Lotteries in America, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989), p. 20.

16 Garry J. Smith, "To Do Over Sports Gambling: Sanitizing a Tainted Activity," in Eadington and Cornelius, eds., p 14.

17 John J. Rohs and Steven M. Pinsk, Gaming Industry Update, (New York, NY: Wertheim Schroder & Co., 8 March 1995), p. 3.

18 I. Nelson Rose, "Legal Gambling's Historic Triumph at the Polls," Gambling and the Law, 21 November 1996, p. 1.

19 See for example, William Safire, "Essay: Political Gambling," New York Times, 21 November 1996, p. 29.