UNLV Center for Gaming Research
Wetzel is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Stonehill College. His project looks at how issues of race, class, and gender have shaped debates over gaming legalization since the 1930s. His talk examines how casino proprietors, civic organizations, and elected officials in Nevada have framed subsequent efforts to establish pari-mutuel wagering and a state lottery.
Gambling – Law and legislation; Lotteries; Nevada; Race; Social classes; Wagers
Gaming and Casino Operations Management | Gaming Law
The Sociology of Gambling Expansion: The Big Game: Dynamics of State Lottery Legalization.
Available at: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/gaming_podcasts/6