Presentation Title

The Politics of Gambling in Great Britain

Panel Title

Session 2-3-F: Gaming Policy in Europe: Case Studies

Location

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Start Date

8-6-2016 2:00 PM

End Date

8-6-2016 3:30 PM

Abstract

Presentation: analysis of gambling-related discussions in the the British Parliament between 2005 and 2015. Uses official Hansard records to document interest in and sentiment towards different sectors of the gambling industry; and to identify how parliamentary sentiment has corresponded with changes (positive and negative) to gambling legislation and regulation (and to ask whether parliamentary interest can be used as a lead indicator of regulatory change).

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The Politics of Gambling in Great Britain

Keywords

Gambling; Parliament; Hansard; Great Britain.

Disciplines

Economics | Gaming and Casino Operations Management | Hospitality Administration and Management | International Business | Law | Mental and Social Health | Psychology | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Sociology | Statistics and Probability | Substance Abuse and Addiction | Tourism and Travel

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The Politics of Gambling in Great Britain

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Presentation: analysis of gambling-related discussions in the the British Parliament between 2005 and 2015. Uses official Hansard records to document interest in and sentiment towards different sectors of the gambling industry; and to identify how parliamentary sentiment has corresponded with changes (positive and negative) to gambling legislation and regulation (and to ask whether parliamentary interest can be used as a lead indicator of regulatory change).