New From Hein!
most definitive work on gambling —
With hundredsof contributing editors, authors and government authorities!


In Three Volumes
Research Editors Doctoral Directorate (REDD) on Gambling
with J. Kindt, Senior Editor

•Includes pronouncements from social leader
Jesse Jackson
Warren Buffett’s insights on the impact of gambling
•With references to news icons like
Walter Cronkite

The United States International Gambling™ Report Series is the first academic collection
to deal comprehensively with gambling. This special collection reprints many important
government documents and academic source materials relevant to gambling issues. This
collection includes the academic publications and government testimonies of several
outstanding professors and government officials.

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Family News in Focus
Apr. 20, '09 New study shows the widespread dangers of gambling

A two-decade surge of legalized gambling is chipping away at U.S. security and military readiness, not just the bank accounts of bettors, a comprehensive new collection of research on the hazards of gambling warns.
Gambling Threatens National Security, New Book Warns / http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/551001/ 4/9/09

SPRINGFIELD - With unemployment in Illinois now at 9.1 percent and the state facing an estimated $12.4 billion budget deficit, the easiest way to fix the Illinois' economy is to ban gambling statewide, a University of Illinois professor told state lawmakers
"If you're dumping money into these slot machines, you're not spending money on cars, refrigerators, computers, education. In studies, it shows that around these slot machine areas we have people spending even 10 percent less on food," said John Warren Kindt, a professor of business and public policy at the Urbana-Champaign campus.
Illinois prof says economic fix starts with gambling ban / http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=288100&src=109 /
By Dan Carden | Daily Herald Staff 4/21/09

The United States International Gambling Report series says casinos siphon money away from economies struggling to rebound, and saddle taxpayers with hefty, ongoing costs to battle crime and other social problems that gambling spawns.
Those economic arguments failed to halt two decades of gambling expansion, but could finally click as lawmakers try to reverse a lingering global recession, said University of Illinois professor John W. Kindt, a national gambling critic and contributing author and editor of the nearly 3,000-page series.
Gambling ban would reverse recession, new book says / http://www.genengnews.com/news/bnitem.aspx?name=52894087
Contact: Jan Dennis jdennis@illinois.edu 217-333-0568 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 4/16/09