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Gangsters to governors

David Clary

Gangsters to governors

the new bosses of gambling in America

by David Clary

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Gambling,
  • State governments,
  • Government policy,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Clary
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6715 .C53 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 331 pages
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26940816M
    ISBN 10081358454X
    ISBN 109780813584546
    LC Control Number2016053268
    OCLC/WorldCa972272359

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"Gangsters to Governors" clearly and convincingly lays out the benefits of common-sense legalized gambling without ignoring the pitfalls that can come when financially strapped governments take an overzealous approach to expansion.

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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Generations ago, gambling in America was an illicit activity, /5. Generations ago, gambling in America was an illicit activity, dominated by gangsters like Benny Binion and Bugsy Siegel. Today, forty-eight out of fifty states permit some form of legal gambling, and America&#;s governors sit at the head of the Pages:   Jim Ridings, a Hersher, Illinois author, has written the book that I am eagerly awaiting entitled: Len Small: Governors and Gangsters.

Believe me the usual history of governors, written by Bob Howard entitled curiously Mostly Good and Competent Men is outrageously bland and skips over much of the real story of Small but we have Ridings to /5(10).

Gangsters to Governors (Hardcover) The New Bosses of Gambling in America. By David Clary. Rutgers University Press,pp. Publication Date: Octo In Gangsters to Governors, journalist David Clary investigates the pros and cons of the shift toward state-run gambling. Unearthing the sordid history of America’s gaming underground, he demonstrates the problems with prohibiting gambling while revealing how today’s governors, all competing for a piece of the action, promise their citizens Cited by: 1.

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Open Sidebar Close Sidebar. Search. Reviews Clubs Quizzes Series Freebies Summer Reading. Follow Book. Get Embed Code. View Comments. Gangsters to Governors has an excellent hook, kicking off with an eminently readable prologue titled "Bad Bet: New Jersey and the Revel Atlantic City Fiasco." The Revel fiasco is a case study in modern legalized gaming at its worst: It overpromised and underdelivered, showing that entire states are just as likely as individual people to fall.

About the book, from the publisher:Generations ago, gambling in America was an illicit activity, dominated by gangsters like Benny Binion and Bugsy Siegel. Today, forty-eight out of fifty states permit some form of legal gambling, and America’s governors sit at the head of the gaming table.

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Today, forty-eight out of fifty states permit some form of legal gambling, and America's governors sit at the head of the gaming table. Book Description: Generations ago, gambling in America was an illicit activity, dominated by gangsters like Benny Binion and Bugsy Siegel.

Today, forty-eight out of fifty states permit some form of legal gambling, and America's governors sit at the head of the gaming table.

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Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in by: 1. "Len Small: Governors and Gangsters," is Ridings' 17th book on Illinois history, and the first book-length treatment of Small's astonishing and outrageous political career.