Center for Gaming Research
Published Theses & Dissertations

This list of published graduate research contains theses and dissertations filed since 1991 grouped by subject and listed by filing year in descending order.  It is, hopefully, a comprehensive list. If you have filed a gaming dissertation with an accredited graduate program and do not see your opus on the list, email Dr. Schwartz and this oversight will be corrected expeditiously. 

To learn more about a paper, click the title to go to the UMI Digital Dissertation database. Here you will find the full citation and abstract as well as links to preview and download the paper. 

This database contains over 2 million entries (most downloadable for a fee or if yoru institution has a subscription), providing citations to North American and European dissertations from 1861 forward, with abstracts from 1980 forward, and citations and abstracts for theses from 1988 forward.

This list was generated by performing a search in the dissertation database for the following keywords: "gambling," "gaming," "casino," and several games. The results were weeded to exclude non-topical papers and classified by discipline.


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Manitowabi, Darrel. From fish weirs to casino: Negotiating neoliberalism at Mnjikaning. University of Toronto (Canada), 2007, Ph.D.

Berglund, Sara Cherstina. Vagen till vinnarcirkeln: Travhasten och dess manniskor mellan sport och spel. Lunds Universitet (Sweden), 2007, Fil.Dr

Bodinger de Uriarte, John Joseph. The casino and the museum: Imagining the Mashantucket Pequot tribal nation in representational space. UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, 2003. PhD.

Suarez, Darlene Mary. Gambling with power: Race, class, and identity politics on Indian lands in Southern California. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE, 2003. PhD.

Koran, Jaime Lee Rana. Lights, audience, profit: The evolution of the Las Vegas spectacle. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2002. MA.

Pelletier, Julie Anne. The role of ritual in a contemporary Ojibwa tribe. Michigan State University, 2002.. PhD.

Bird, Martha Ann. Gambling with culture: History, geography and identity at the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation. BOSTON UNIVERSITY, 2000. PhD.

Davis, Reade. Gambling on the future: Video lottery terminals and social change in rural Newfoundland. MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND, 2000. MA.

Reubens, Juliet. The Las Vegas phenomenon. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MA.

Lacroix, Celeste Claire. Wealth, power, and identity: A critical reading of competing discourses about the Mashantucket Pequots and Foxwoods. OHIO UNIVERSITY, 1999. PhD.

Seivertson, Bruce Lynn.  Historical/cultural ecology of the Tohono O'odham nation. THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, 1999.  PhD.

Cunningham, James Everett.  Slahal: More than a game with a song. UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, 1998. PhD.

Malaby, Thomas Michae. Dealing in indeterminacy: Gambling and risk in Chania, Greece. HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 1998. PhD.

Romeo, Donna Maria.  'We are family': Tribal employment in an Indian-owned casino.  UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA, 1998.  PhD.

Spilde, Katherine Ann.  Acts of sovereignty, acts of identity: Negotiating interdependence through tribal government gaming on the White Earth Indian Reservation.  UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ, 1998.  PhD.

Anderson, Carolyn Ruth. Dakota identity in Minnesota, 1820-1995 INDIANA UNIVERSITY, 1997.  PhD.

Little, Margo D. The moral dilemma of high-stakes gambling in Native communities. LAURENTIAN UNIVERSITY OF SUDBURY (CANADA), 1997. MA.

Tisdale, Shelby Jo-Anne.  Cocopah identity and cultural survival: Indian gaming and the political ecology of the lower Colorado River delta, 1850-1996.  THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, 1997.  PhD.

Klima, Alan. The funeral casino: Buddhist meditation, state terrorism, and public images in Thailand. PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 1996. PhD.

Campbell, Colin. Canadian Gambling Legislation: The Social Origins of Legalization. SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY, 1994. PhD.

Cockle, Diane, Lyn.  The Fremont in Idaho.  UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA (CANADA), 1993.  MA.

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Foz, Susan L. An ethnography of paradigm shift in human factors and aging: Interpreting tasks as social performances. Arizona State University, 2002. MSD.

Armstrong, Krista Lee. Exploiting the edge: Infrastructure and development of Sandia Pueblo's southern border and casino (New Mexico)RICE UNIVERSITY, 1998. MArch.

Liu, Yihong. The Las Vegas Fremont Street experience: A new tourist destination to revitalize a declining downtown. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1998. MArch.

Wilson, Honoree Marlo. A comparison of the preferred visual characteristics of selected resort hotels and casinos along the Las Vegas Strip. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1998. MA.

Guzman, Cherie L. Caesars Palace, 1966-1996. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1997. MS.

Sun, Huiting. An investigation of humanizing elements as a factor of visitor satisfaction found in two atrium-type casino resort hotels. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1997. MArch

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Business/Hotel Administration/Management/Marketing

Wilhelms, Ralf. Motivational factors in consumer decisions to participate in soccer lotteries: An international marketing study. Alliant International University, San Diego, 2008, D.B.A.

Blaylock, Jo Ann Smith. Native leadership in Indian gaming: A phenomenological study. University of Phoenix, 2008, D.M.

Lee, Ming-Lun. A qualitative case study approach to define and identify perceived challenges of knowledge management for casino hotel industry. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2008, Ph.D.

Jeon, Sang Mi. The influence of perceived loyalty program value on satisfaction, switching costs, and attitudinal and behavioral loyalty: An empirical investigation of a casino loyalty. Michigan State University, 2008, Ph.D.

Champaner, Elena Igorevna. Evaluating relative productivity and efficiency of hospitality properties using data envelopment analysis. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2003. MS.

Domm, Maryanne Lorraine. Mathmatical programming in data mining: Models for binary classification with application to collusion detection in online gambling. UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, 2003. PhD.

Christie, Jennifer Dianne. Characteristics of computer-mediated environments and their impact on spending and choice. UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, 2003. PhD.

Zemke, Dina Marie. The effect of ambient scent on affiliation behaviors and social interactions. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS, 2003. PhD.

Chang, Howook (Sean). A study of the effect of computer/Internet usage on slot/video machine players' gambling behaviors. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MA.

Hale, Christian St. Claire. Motivation and negative discretionary effort among casino slot floor-persons. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MS.

Kim, Jongbo. How can the experience of the United States casino industry be adopted to South Korea? UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MS.

Kwon, Hyunjung. The relationships between selected strategic alliance factors and the success of strategic alliances between United States casino hotels and restaurants. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MS.

Liu, Anson. Casino database marketing and market segmentation in Las Vegas hotel/casinos. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MS.

Lucas, Anthony Frederick. The determinants and effects of slot servicescape satisfaction in a Las Vegas casino. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. PhD.

Sui, Junjian. An empirical investigation of antecedents and consequences of loyalty for local casino customers. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MA.

Asselin, Andrew Gerald. Hotel market segments and their impact on revenue in a hotel/casino environment. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1999. MS.

Baker, Franklin Neil.  Strategic planning for hotel-casino projects. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1999. PhD.

Bridges, Angel Marie. The impact of increased external competition on Nevada taxable gaming revenue. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1999. MS.

Chen, Ming. The optimal room inventory of Las Vegas casino hotels. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1999. MS.

Frankhouser, David Scott. Gaming growth in Clark County, Nevada: A life cycle study. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1999. MS.

Gilbert, Mark H. The relationship between casino drop and gaming stock performance: A multivariate analysis. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1999. MS.

Johnson, Lesley Jeanne. Critical incidents in the gaming industry: Perceptions of guests and employees.  UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1999. PhD.

Patterson, David William. Bankruptcy prediction in the casino industry. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1999. MS.

Yuh, Seung Jai. Financial characteristics of takeover targets in the gaming industry. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1999. MS.

Kennedy, Eileen Nancy. An empirical analysis of the reasons why guests select and return to Las Vegas hotel/casino properties. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1998. MS.

Singh, Jasvir. Use of leadership practices by the managers and their impact on the job satisfaction of employees in the hotel industry. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1998. MS.

Wallace, Jeffrey Scott.  The casino gambling industry: A case study of Tunica, Mississippi. UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, 1998. PhD.

Hsieh, Wen Chin. Chinese tourists in Las Vegas: Flow and the evaluation of an intercultural gambling tour. PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, 1997. PhD.

Pearlman, David Michael. Three revenue prediction models for United States casinos utilizing competition and site attribute variables. MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, 1997. PhD.

Pfaffenberg, Carl James. Indian and riverboat casino patrons: An analytic description of demographic characteristics, expectations, and items of importance. UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, 1997. PhD.

Shu, Jianping. A study of the landscaped environments in urban resort hotels as an inducement for secondary commercial activities: Three case studies in Las Vegas. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1997. MA.

Andrews, Cameron Lee. Gaming, Advertising, and the Struggle for its First Amendment Rights. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1996, MA.

Elgin, Bradley Jay. An assessment of lodging/gaming properties' responsiveness to the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1996. MS.

Giannini, Barbara Kozarich. Impact of casinos on residential property values: Henderson, Nevada. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1996. MA.

Lee, Seungkoo. Analysis of the factors influencing interorganizational relations between tourism promotion organizations and the riverboat casino industry. THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI, 1996. PhD.

Titz, Karl. The hedonic consumption paradigm as a predictor of casino game choice: An exploratory study. KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, 1996. PhD.

Warrick, Mercedes.  Defending an empire with public relations: A case study of Caesars World Incorporated's strategies against corporate raiders. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1995. MA.

Chien, Shang-Lih.  The attitudes of key executives of international tourist hotels in Taiwan toward casino investments in Taiwan. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1994. MS.

Goussak, Gregory Wayne.  An estimate of the impact that mega-resort casino-hotels have on existing Las Vegas Strip casino/hotels. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1994. MS.

Baker, Cheryl Christine.  A contemporary study between gaming and non-gaming food and beverage operations using management by values as an analytic tool. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1993.  MS.

Lipparelli, Mark Allan.  The appropriate role of regulation: Publicly traded corporations operating in the Nevada gaming industry. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1993. MS.

Dell'orto, Benedict.  The structure, conduct, and performance of Nevada's slot route industry. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1992. MA.

Clarke, Richard Michael.  South Lake Tahoe gaming: Analysis and history. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1991. MA.

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Balestrieri, Filippo. Essays on mechanism design. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008. Ph.D.

Anderson, Robin. Essays on the economic effects of tribal gaming. University of Washington, 2008. Ph.D.

Watts, Timothy M.. Essays in labor and health economics. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007. Ph.D.

Lauve, Maria. Demand estimation and policy implications in markets for casino gaming and electricity. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, 2007. Ph.D.

Reece, Mark Steven. Economic impacts of casino gambling on rural Michigan communities. Western Michigan University, 2007. Ph.D.

Novarro, Neva Kerbeshian. Insights into policies that affect state government expenditures and revenues. STANFORD UNIVERSITY, 2004. PhD.

Durham, Gregory Robert. Essays on bettors' behavior and market efficiency in the college football wagering market. ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2003. PhD.

Farfsing, Gregory William. Gambling and investing: Do low-risk gamblers outperform non-gamblers in the stock markets? UNION INSTITUTE AND UNIVERSITY, 2003. PhD.

Guarnaschelli, Serena Silvia. Essays on uncertainty: An axiomatization and economic applications. CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, 2003. PhD.

Hampton, Kyle Webster. Information aggregation and efficiency in a designed double auction gambling market. GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, 2003. PhD.

Topoleski, Julie H. The social and economic impact of Native American casinos. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND. 2003.

Wu, Ping. Is risk tolerance increasing with the time horizon of the gamble? An experimental study. EMORY UNIVERSITY, 2003. MA.

Kearney, Melissa Schettini. Essays on public policy and consumer choice: Applications to welfare reform and state lotteries. MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, 2002. PhD.

Lockard, Alan A. The use of sortition as a defense against faction. GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Mattar, Mahdi Haidar. Private risk. MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, 2002. PhD.

Marx, Alexa Joyce. Gambling changes in Great Britain: Proposed changes, possible outcomes. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 2002. MS.

Encinoza, Daniel. Measuring efficiency in the Clark County hotel casino industry. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MA.

Colt, Stephen G. Three essays on Native American economic development. MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, 1999. PhD.

Pena-Castillo, Maria de Lourdes. Probabilities and simulations in poker. UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, 1999. MSc.

Ruth, Kevin Richard. Favorable red and black on the integers with a minimum wager. UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, 1999. PhD.

Baron, Eve Louise.  Public participation and the choice of casinos as development strategy in Iroquois nations. RUTGERS THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY - NEW BRUNSWICK, 1998. PhD.

Walker, Douglas Michael. Sin and growth: The effects of legalized gambling on state economic development. AUBURN UNIVERSITY, 1998. PhD.

Vervilos, Aikaterine. Public policy and the new casino gaming markets. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1998. MA.

Johnson, Johnnie Eric Victor. Decision-making in a risky environment: Insights from the United Kingdom horserace betting market. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON, 1997. PhD.

Mead, Randall Dean. A 1994 hybrid Social Accounting Matrix for the state of Nevada. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1997. MS.

Rishe, Patrick James. Football betting markets and the theory of efficient markets. STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BINGHAMTON, 1997. PhD.

Dai, Shuguo. Investigating the employment stability and growth in Nevada economy. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1996. MS.

Campion, Matthew John.  Riverboat casinos in Allegheny County (Pennsylvania). REGENT UNIVERSITY, 1995. MA.

DePolo, Ronald Anthony.  A statistical history of Nevada's mining industry, gaming industry, and population. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1995. MA.

Rivenbark, William Claude. The tax incidence of casino gaming in Mississippi: The impact of accessibility. MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, 1995. PhD.

Walkoff, Neil Evan. The Impact of Legalized Casino Gambling on Regional Econmic Development: The Case of Atlantic City. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1993. MS.

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Perry, Patrick L. High school seniors' perceptions of factors that influenced their college choice decisions before and after the establishment of the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship. Memphis State University, 2008. Ed.D.

Otteman, Timothy W. Gambling with their lives: College students and sports gambling. Central Michigan University, 2008. Ed.D.

Bone, Melinda A. The Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarships' impact on Tennessee's public higher education institutions.
Vanderbilt University, 2008. Ed.D.

Dixon Gentry, Sharon. An assessment of the impact of the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship program on access to higher education. Tennessee State University, 2007. Ed.D.

Jackson, Shanna L. Dual enrollment in Tennessee and its effect on persistence and scholarship retention of Tennessee Educational Lottery Scholarship recipients. Tennessee State University, 2007. Ed.D.

Martinez, Ronald S. Exploring the effects of the New Mexico Lottery Success Scholarship program on graduation rates at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico, 2007. Ed.D.

Chetty, Nadarajan. Consumption commitments, risk preferences, and optimal unemployment insurance. HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 2003. PhD.

Hermann, Craig Hamilton. Language in Las Vegas: ESL training programs in Las Vegas casino hotels. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2003. PhD.

La Rosa, Joseph A. Jr. You bet your life: Casino gaming and public education in Atlantic City. RUTGERS, 2003. Ed.D.

Naddra, George Thomas. The lottery and educational funding: A 50 state comparison. UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, 2003. DPA.

Shelton, Francis M. Adult learning: Cognitive foundations for learning a complex computer-based task. OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2003. EdD.

Ebner, S. Renee Richardson. Identification of gaming management competencies and attitudes toward inclusion of courses in Mississippi postsecondary institutions of higher education. UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI, 2002.

Felsher, Jennifer R. Lottery ticket purchases by adolescents and their gambling behaviour: A qualitative and quantitative examination. MCGILL UNIVERSITY, 2002. MA.

Hardy, Thomas Wesley. A comparative examination of the casino gambling habits of college students in four southeastern higher education institutions: Implications for higher education decision-makers. UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, 2002. EdD.

Magoon, Maggie E. Psychosocial correlates of adolescent gambling. INDIANA UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Anglin, Amelia Abernathy. The perceived impact of casino revenues on a local school district. MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, 2001. EdD.

Cooper, Gerald Anthony. Online assistance for problem gamblers: An examination of participant characteristics and the role of stigma. UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, 2001. EdD.

Murtha, Francis F., III. Gambling behavior, depression, and cognitive errors in undergraduate fraternities. STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO, 2001. PhD.

Sullivan, Cynthia Hodson. A descriptive study of attitudes toward and incidence of gambling among college athletes. ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, 2001. PhD.

Bybee, Lisa Michelle. Attitude of gaming employees towards problem gambling: How it affects their learning at an awareness training. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MS.

MacDonald, Carol Ann. Why take the chance? A peer-led gambling prevention program. MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND, 2000. MEd.

Fenich, Kathryn Hashimoto. Developing a national gaming management certification: An examination of gaming class product life cycles, core subjects, and industry needs assessment. UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS, 1999. PhD.

Rockey, Donald L., Jr. A comparison of pathological and problem gambling between college students and college athletes. THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI, 1998. PhD.

Barrow-Britton, David Ross. Formative evaluation of a computer-based interactive multimedia presentation for adult education in gaming. NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY, 1997. EdD.

Chiu, Jane-wang. Predictors of gambling behavior among college students. TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, 1997. EdD.

Boudreau, Elizabeth Jane. A comparison of membership to nonmembership in a sorority in terms of gambling behavior. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1996. EdD.

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Wagner, Jodi L. Gambling and risk in Victorian literature and culture. Purdue University, 2008. Ph.D.

Lajous, Lisa Martinez. Playing for profit: The legitimacy of gaming and the early modern theater. University of Pennsylvania, 2007. Ph.D.

Fabre, Carole. La problematique du jeu et son architecture dans le theatre de Lesage. City University of New York, 2007. Ph.D.

Matthews, Clay. Superfecta: A collection of poems with a critical introduction. Oklahoma State University, 2007. Ph.D.

Tan, Amy E. Harris. The capital woman: Female speculation, investment, and gambling in the Victorian novel. University of Houston, 2007. Ph.D.

Molesworth, Jesse Marti. Against all odds: The sway of chance in eighteenth-century Britain (Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding). STANFORD UNIVERSITY, 2003. PhD.

Muse, Kevin Brian. Worthless wastrels: Prodigals and prodigality in classical antiquity. UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL, 2003. PhD.

Lusty, Heather. Gambling with virtue: The moral ramifications of female gaming in the early novels of Frances Burney. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS. MA.2002.

Magnus, Amy Elizabeth. Leaving tracks: The legacy of Chippewa history in the novels of Louise Erdrich. CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Richard, Jessica Anne. Arts of play: The gambling culture of eighteenth-century Britain (Tobias Smollett, Henry Fielding, Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Jane Austen). PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Steinbring, Amelia. The Butcher Rode Fortuna (Original writing, Play). UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH, 2000. MA.

Benson, Sean Michael. The emergence of the English gentleman in domestic tragedy: Social mobility from 'Arden of Faversham' to 'Othello.' SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY, 1999. PhD.

Cotton, Hope Donovan.  Women and risk: The gambling woman in eighteenth century England. AUBURN UNIVERSITY, 1998. PhD.

Rosdeitcher, Elizabeth Alice. Idle speculation: Gambling and the novel in nineteenth-century British culture. INDIANA UNIVERSITY, 1997. PhD.

Franklin, Jeffrey J. Nineteenth-century discourses of play and the British Victorian novel. UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, 1995. PhD.

Joanna M. Cameron.  Susanna Centlivre's satirical retorts to Jeremy Collier: 'The Gamester' and 'The Basset-table.' UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, 1992. MA.

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Rowley, Rex J. Bright Light City: Sense of Place Beyond the Las Vegas Strip. University of Kansas, 2009. Ph.D.

Randlett, Victoria. Atomic Oasis: Las Vegas in its Golden Age, 1946-1958. University of California Berkeley 1999. Ph.D.

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Tremmel, Red Vaughan. Sin City upon a hill: Play, urban conflict and the rise of commercial liberality. University of Chicago, 2008, Ph.D.

Millikan, Neal Elizabeth. "Willing to be in fortune's way:" Lotteries in the eighteenth-century British North American empire. University of South Carolina, 2008. Ph.D.

Precht, James H.. "The lost tribe wanders no more": Indian gaming and the emergence of Coushatta self-determination. Arizona State University, 2007. Ph.D.

Boyd, Douglas A. Reconstructing Craw: Examining the dynamics of oral history and public memory. INDIANA UNIVERSITY, 2003. PhD.

Kleit, David H. 'We wanted the land': The Cherokee country during the era of removal and resettlement. DUKE UNIVERSITY, 2003. PhD.

McIntire, Matthew Jon. 'The news that sells': Sport and the press in British society, 1855--1914. CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, 2003. PhD.

Carter, Everett John. The green table: Gambling casinos, capitalist culture, and modernity in nineteenth-century Germany. UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, 2002. PhD.

Chazkel, Amy Elyse. Laws of chance: Urban society and the criminalization of the 'Jogo do Bicho' in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1880--1941. YALE UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Keire, Mara Laura. Vice in American cities, 1890--1925. JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Souther, Jonathan Mark. City in amber: Race, culture, and the tourist transformation of New Orleans, 1945--1995. TULANE UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Schwartz, David G. Suburban Xanadu: The casino resort on the Las Vegas Strip, 1945--1978 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, 2000 PhD.

Alexander, Michael. Jazz-Age Jews: Arnold Rothstein, Felix Frankfurter, Al Jolson and the Jewish imagination. YALE UNIVERSITY, 1999. PhD.

Britz, Kevin Mark.  Long may their legend survive: Memory and authenticity in Deadwood, South Dakota; Tombstone, Arizona; and Dodge City, Kansas. UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, 1999. PhD.

Podruchny, Carolyn Frances. 'Sons of the wilderness': Work, culture and identity among voyageurs in the Montreal fur trade, 1780--1821. UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, 1999. PhD.

Wolff, Justin Porter. Soldiers, sharps, and shills: Richard Caton Woodville and antebellum genre painting. PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 1999. PhD.

Harvey, Sioux. Igniting tribal fires: Indian sovereignty, gaming, and incorporation into the world-system, 1946--1996. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 1999. PhD.

Brown, Jean Marie. Free rein: Galveston Island's alcohol, gambling, and prostitution era, 1839-1957. LAMAR UNIVERSITY - BEAUMONT, 1998, MA.

Butler, Brian Scott. 'An undergrowth of folly': Public order, race anxiety, and the 1903 Evansville, Indiana, riot. UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - LINCOLN, 1998. PhD.

Sterngass, Jon R. Cities of play: Saratoga Springs, Newport, and Coney Island in the nineteenth century. CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, 1998. PhD.

Bernstein, Lee Adam. The greatest menace: Organized crime in United States culture and politics, 1946--1961. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, 1997. PhD.

McIllwain, Jeffrey Scott. Organizing crime in Chinatown: New York City's Chinatown and the social system of organized crime in the United States of America during the Progressive Era. PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, 1997. PhD.

Anderson, Carolyn Ruth. Dakota identity in Minnesota, 1820-1995. INDIANA UNIVERSITY, 1997. PhD.

Moody, Eric Nelson. The early years of casino gambling in Nevada, 1931-1945. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1997. PhD.

Tisdale, Shelby Jo-Anne. Cocopah identity and cultural survival: Indian gaming and the political ecology of the lower Colorado River delta, 1850-1996. UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, 1997. PhD.

White, Claytee D.  The roles of African American women in the Las Vegas gaming industry, 1940-1980. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1997. MA.

Boudreau, Michael Scott. Crime and society in a city of order: Halifax, 1918-1935. QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY AT KINGSTON (CANADA), 1996. PhD.

Vesley, Mark Eric. Youthful misbehavior in the early Roman Empire. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, 1996. PhD.

Hamburger, Susan. 'And They're Off': The Development of the Horse Racing Industry in Florida. FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, 1994. PhD.

Clark, Geoffrey Wilson.  Betting on lives: Life insurance in English society and culture, 1695-1775. PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 1993. PhD.

Kramer, William Howard. Walter Reid Clark: Legendary sheriff of Broward County. FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, 1993. MA.

Deutsch, Phyllis Dianne.  Fortune and Chance: Aristocratic Gaming and English Society, 1760-1837 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, 1991.  PhD.

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Mathematics/Computer Science

Park, Jee Hyuk. On the separation of preferences among marked point process wager alternatives. Texas A&M University, 2008. Ph.D.

Yampolskiy, Roman V. Intrusion detection using spatial information and behavioral biometrics. State University of New York at Buffalo, 2008. Ph.D.

Vamos, Bryan E.. Simplified poker and the evolutionarily stable strategy. University of Guelph (Canada), 2007. Ph.D.

Political Science

Andrews, Courtney. Fiscal impact of American Indian gaming on non-Indian local govenments.
University of Missouri - Saint Louis, 2007. Ph.D.

Richard, Brian Walter. Diffusion of an economic development policy innovation: Explaining the international spread of casino gambling.
The University of Southern Mississippi, 2007. Ph.D.

Alexander, Ross Cory. The effects of casino gaming on selected midwestern municipalities: Gauging the attitudes of local government officials, local business officials, and civic leaders. NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Lindaman, Kara Lynn. Turning to the token: The local politics of gambling. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, 2002. PhD.

Alexander, Robert Melin, II. Interest groups and state initiatives: Insights on the activities of interest groups at the state level. THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, 2000. PhD.

Baruffalo, Raymond Patrick. Local politics/outside interests: An analysis of gambling proposals, referendums, and economic development in three Mississippi counties. UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, 2000. PhD.

De La Torre, Joely. Interpreting power: The power and politics of tribal gaming in southern California. NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY, 2000. PhD.

Furlong, Edward J.  An examination of state casino gaming adoptions with an assessment of the impacts of external casino competition on Illinois riverboats and their local government hosts. NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, 1999. PhD.

Mason, Aaron Loren. Tribes and states: Partners in federalism (Oklahoma). UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON, 1997. MA.

von Herrmann, Denise Keefer. The states' biggest gamble: Are competition and public opinion shaping American state gambling policy? THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, 1997. PhD.

Mason, Walter Dale. Interest group federalism: Indian gaming and the status of Indian tribes in the American political system. UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, 1997. PhD.

Gomez Henao, Jose Javier.Administrative links to gambling's exploitation in Spain. UNIVERSIDAD DE NAVARRA, 1996. Dr.

Dense, Jeffrey Leon. State-Operated Lotteries: Problems and Prospects. UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, 1992. PhD.

Strebinger, Christian. The Economic Importance of the Gambling Industry in Austria as Shown by the Example of the Casinos Austria LTD. WIRTSCHAFTSUNIVERSITAET WIEN (AUSTRIA), 1991. Dr.

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Psychology/Health Sciences/Social Work/Gerontology/Behavioral Sciences

Ellery, Michael. The effects of alcohol on the behaviours and cognitions of higher and lower risk gamblers during video lottery terminal play. Dalhousie University (Canada), 2008. Ph.D.

Hopper, Rachael A. H. A brief electronic personalized normative feedback intervention for the prevention of problematic gambling among college students. Oklahoma State University, 2008. Ph.D.

Franco, Christine A. Cue reactivity to gambling stimuli. State University of New York at Albany, 2008. Ph.D.

Sodano, Ruthlyn. Cue reactivity in active and abstinent pathological gamblers. State University of New York at Albany, 2008. Ph.D.

Valentine, Leanne. Exposure to gambling-related media and its relation to gambling expectancies and behaviors. Georgia State University, 2008. Ph.D.

Hale, William R. Gambling behavior and factors of impulsivity. Walden University, 2008. Ph.D.

Brown, Andrea. Gambling and self-regulation. UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH, 2008. Ph.D.

Liu, Yanni. Perceptual tuning and feedback-related brain activity in gambling tasks. University of Michigan, 2008. Ph.D.

House, Lisa A. Predictors of different types of recreational gambling among college students. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, 2008. Ph.D.

Hill, Anthony James. Psycho-social correlates and predictors of adolescent gambling behavior. Howard University, 2008. Ph.D.

Schallhorn, Suzanne Marie. The effects of acute tyrosine phenylalanine depletion on emotion-based decision-making on the Iowa Gambling Task in healthy adults. University of Minnesota, 2008. Ph.D.

Pytlak, Kimberley A. The effects of dietary phenylalanine/tyrosine depletion on decision-making processes.Central Michigan University, 2008. Ph.D.

Beech, Colin E. The grail and the golem: The sociology of aleatory artifacts. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2008. Ph.D.

Seon, Terra Anne. The role of neuropsychological functioning between forensic and community mental health patients.Adler School of Professional Psychology, 2008. Ph.D.

Claus, Eric Daniel. Understanding the neural and cognitive mechanisms of decision making in alcohol dependence. University of Colorado at Boulder, 2008. Ph.D.

Sutich, Daniel H. Within-session changes in responding during simulated slot machine play. University of Nevada, Reno, 2008. M.A.

Lim, Choonghoon. Examining the influence of sensation seeking and gender on consumers' emotional responses to visual stimuli in computer-simulated slot machines. University of Maryland, College Park, 2007. Ph.D.

Akalis, Scott Aaron. A new spin on losses looming larger than gains: Asymmetric implicit associations from slot machine experience. Harvard University, 2007. Ph.D.

Wickwire, Emerson M., Jr. Adolescent outcome expectancies for gambling. The University of Memphis, 2007. Ph.D.

Bihler, Holly L. Altering slot machine preferences of gamblers via the transformation of stimulus functions. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2007. M.S..

Guercio, John M.. Assessing the prevalence of and treatment for problem gambling in participants with acquired brain injury (ABI). Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2007. Ph.D.

Sims, Francine. Casino gambling: The lived experiences of women over the age of 40. Capella University, 2007. Ph.D.

Chopra, Reena. Passive-avoidance learning and response inhibition in problem gamblers. University of Windsor (Canada), 2007. Ph.D.

Dillen, Jeffrey E. The effect of probabilistic monetary incentive magnitude on psychophysiological measures on a computerized simulated-slot machine.
by Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2007. M.S.

Pietrzak, Robert Henry. The Groton Maze Learning Test: Construct validity, factor structure, and application to normal aging, pathological gambling, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. University of Connecticut, 2007. Ph.D.

Newman, Jennifer M. The relationship between risk assessment and victimization in individuals with schizophrenia. Hofstra University, 2007. Ph.D.

Tochkov, Karin. The role of anticipated regret and risk seeking in gambling behavior. State University of New York at Albany, 2007. Ph.D.

Bulwer, Miranda. Treatment development in problem and pathological gambling. University of South Africa (South Africa), 2007. D.Phil.

Petrocelli, John V. A dual-process account of reactions to general and specific events: The roles of counterfactual thinking and pre-event expectations. Indiana University, 2007. PhD.

Shepard, Michael S. Prevention of problem gambling among adolescents: Development of an interactive multimedia program. UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, 2004. PsyD.

Bennis, Will. Experience, values, beliefs, and the sociocultural context in gambling decision making: A field study of casino blackjack. THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, 2004. MA.

Brownstein, Aaron. The effects of coherence-based reasoning on betting decisions. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 2003. PhD.

Cantinotti, Michael. Can gamblers beat randomness? An experimental study on sport betting. UNIVERSITE LAVAL, 2003. MPs.

Ferguson, Donna Jean. The relationship between gambling-related cognitive disorders and other psychopathology in problem gamblers. ADLER SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 2003. PysD.

Hall, Jennifer M. The relaxation response as an inoculation to arousal and a facilitator of decision-making. HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, 2003. PhD.

Higgins, Jennifer. Analysis of gambling activities as a programmatic option in senior centers. UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON, 2003, PhD.

Mello, Americo E. Gambling disorders and psychologists' in training and practice. ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY/NEW ENGLAND GRADUATE SCHOOL, 2003. PsyD.

Millar, Golden Melanie. Toward the development and validation of a metacognitive scale for gambling behaviour. UNIVERSITY OF TORONO, 2003. PhD.

Smitheringale, William Roy. The prevalence of problem and pathological gambling in a Canadian university student population. UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA (CANADA), 2003. MEd.

Thrasher, Andrew J. Cognitive distortions of lottery gamblers. WALDEN UNIVERSITY, 2003. PhD.

Barrett, Darlene Frances. Insights into gambling: Perspectives from self-identified problem gamblers. LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY, 2002. MSW.

Broffman, Thomas E. Gender differences in mental health and substance abuse disorders as predictors of gambling disorders. BOSTON COLLEGE, 2002. PhD.

Delgado, Mauricio Ribeiro. FMRI studies of the role of the striatum in processing reward-related information: Effects of valence, magnitude and motivation. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, 2002. PhD.

Gonzalez, Nancy Ann. Internet addiction disorder and its relation to impulse control. TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - KINGSVILLE, 2002. MS.

Hardoon, Karen K An examination of psychosocial variables involved in adolescent gambling and high-risk behaviors. MCGILL UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Herman, Jodi Lynn. Modifying adolescents' illusion of control: A manipulation of reinforcement schedules. MCGILL UNIVERSITY, 2002. MA.

Keyes, Marilyn T. An investigation of the application of self-determination theory to potentially problematic behaviours. Test of an illustrative model: Gambling behaviour. UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, 2002. PhD.

Lear, Susan Annette Speakes. Pathological stock market gamblers: An object relations measure. CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF INTEGRAL STUDIES, 2002. PsyD.

May, Ryan Kendall. A laboratory investigation of the role of gambling-related irrational beliefs in the maintenance and modification of problematic gambling behavior. UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, 2002. PhD.

Meadows, James Ross. The relationship between substance-related disorders and depression, sexual addiction, and pathological gambling in a treatment center for substance-related disorders. MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Tanaka, Marcia Lyn. The gambling proclivities of senior citizens: A field study and statistical review. California State University Dominguez Hills, 2002. MA.

Tumolva Natividad, Angela F. Patterns of experiences of adult men recovering from pathological gambling. D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE, 2002. MS.

Wiebe, Jamie Marcella Dawn. Gambling behaviour and factors associated with problem gambling among older adults. UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, 2002. PhD.

Golin, Keith Jay. The role of gambling, risk-taking and cognitive bias in computer trading. HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, 2001. PhD.

Lesieur, Henry Richard. Cluster analysis of types of inpatient pathological gamblers. MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 2001. PhysD.

Breen, Robert B. Affinity for gambling and impulsivity: Effects on participation and perseverance. UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, 2000, PhD.

Caddell, Gayla Mechea. Prevalence and psychological characteristics of gambling behaviors among adjudicated adolescent males. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA, 2000. MS.

Diskin, Katherine Mary. Psychophysiological arousal in problem and non-problem video lottery gamblers. UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, 2000. MSc.

Duquette, Karen Barbara. Casino employee gambling behavior. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2000. MA.

Erker, Scott Christopher. The importance of individual difference variables to decision making under conditions of risk. UNIVERSITY OF AKRON, 2000. PhD.

Heyman, Timothy Eric. Impact of individual therapy on gamblers' recidivism rate. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 2000.

Hulsey, Carl Duncan. Predictors of problem gambling among college students. MEMPHIS STATE UNIVERSITY, 2000. PhD.

Lopez Viets, Vanessa C. Psychosocial variables and college student gambling. THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, 2000. PhD.

Nower, Lia M. Taking risks: The relationship of impulsivity, sensation seeking, stress-coping, and substance use in youth gamblers. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, 2000. PhD.

Sides, Ashley Ellen. The conjunction fallacy under probability and betting instructions. RICE UNIVERSITY, 2000. MA.

Baboushkin, Hayley R. The underlying cognitions in children's gambling behaviour. MCGILL UNIVERSITY, 1999. MA.

Behrend, Rebecca Diane Bean. Cognitive strengths and weaknesses of pathological gamblers. WALDEN UNIVERSITY, 1999. PhD.

Bouchard, Carole. Comprehension des items du South Oaks Gambling Screen chez des enfants du deuxieme cycle du primaire (French text). UNIVERSITE LAVAL, 1999. MPs.

Brooks, Randal Eugene. Any monkey (can pull a handle): A helpful look at addictive gambling. PRESCOTT COLLEGE, 1999. MA.

Duran, Graciela S.  A cultural analysis of Hispanic Canadian young adult males' lived experiences with addictions. D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE, 1999. MS.

Ettles, Robin Anne. L'impulsivite et les troubles alimentaires chez les joueurs et les joueuses pathologiques des machines video (French text). UNIVERSITE DE MONCTON, 1999. MAPs.

Garcia Montagud, Jorge. Gambling addiction and consensual capability. UNIVERSIDAD DE NAVARRA, 1999. Dr.

Hardoon, Karen. The socialization of children's gambling behavior. MCGILL UNIVERSITY, 1999. MA.

Kassinove, Jeffrey Ian. Effects of the 'near miss' and the 'big win' on persistence at slot machine gambling. HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, 1999. PhD.

Kraft, Michael Raymond, Jr. Biochemical and personality correlates of gambling behavior. UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, 1999. PhD.

Marotta, Jeffrey Jon. Recovery from gambling problems with and without treatment. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1999. PhD.

Platz, Laurie. Recreation and gambling behaviors among college students. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1999. MA.

Plesh, Andrew Bohdan. Gambling addiction and life meaning. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1999. MA.

Rheaume, Nadia. Evaluation du South Oaks Gambling Screen-Revised Adolescent: Instrument identifiant le jeu pathologique chez les adolescents (French text). UNIVERSITE LAVAL, 1999. MPs.

Skamanis, Val. Female compulsive gambling: An exploratory study. THE UNIVERSITY OF REGINA, 1999. MSW.

Dixon, Mark Richard. Self-rules, accurate rules, and inaccurate rules: Examining the role of verbal behavior in the maintenance of gambling. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1998. PhD.

Rich, Mary. Women who gamble. INSTITUTE FOR CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK, 1998. PhD.

Gold, Eric. The gambler's fallacy. CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIVERSITY, 1997. PhD.

Gupta, Rina. Toward testing a general theory of addictions: An examination of gambling, risk-taking, and related personality variables in adolescents. MCGILL UNIVERSITY, 1997. PhD.

Johnson, Johnnie Eric Victor. Decision-making in a risky environment: Insights from the United Kingdom horserace betting market. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON (UNITED KINGDOM), 1997. PhD.

Langewisch, Mark Willem James. Gambling behavior and its relation to impulsivity, sensation seeking, and risky behaviors in males. UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR (CANADA), 1997. MA.

Cho, Young-Hee. Tests of Assumptions Related to the Joint Receipt Operation. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, 1996, PhD.

Getty, Heather A. Depression, styles of private inner experience, and coping: A comparison of pathological gamblers in Gamblers Anonymous with nonpathologically gambling controls. UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR, 1996. MA.

Ocean, Grant. Challenging the stereotype of gamblers: A case study of casino regulars. UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, 1996, PhD.

Govoni, Richard Joseph. A Study of Gambling Behavior in the City of Windsor. UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR (CANADA), 1995. MA.

Hafner, Karen Lee. Treatment Approaches for Pathological Gambling: review of Literature and Development of New Program. PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY, 1995, MS.

Martin, Monette.  An on-site nursing center's impact on casino employees' health promotion practices. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 1995. MS.

Christodoulou, Christopher. Personality Differences in Patterns of Risk Taking on a Gambling Task. CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, 1994. PhD.

Gonzalez Ibanez, Angels. Behavioural and psychological characteristics of pathological gamblers of slot machines. UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA, 1994. PhD.

Gupta, Rina. The Relationship between Video Game Playing and Gambling Behavior in Children and Adolescents. MCGILL UNIVERSITY, 1994. MA.

Castrogiovanni, Anthony. Uncertainty and Delay in the Game of Blackjack. STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT STONY BROOK, 1993. PhD.

Dash, Scott A. Roles of Personality, Situational, and Gender Variables in Predicting Aspects of Gambling Behavior. CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY - SAN DIEGO, 1993. PhD.

Roby, Kevin John. The Role of Attributions, Alexithymia, and Contigency Versus Feedback in Gambling. WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, 1993. PhD.

Elia, Christopher. Stiumulus Reduction and Boredom in Pathological Gamblers. CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY - SAN DIEGO, 1992. PhD.

Hudak, Clark Joseph, Jr.  Pathological gambling behavior and self-concept theory: An investigation of the validity of the addictive personalist syndrome(APS) UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT BALTIMORE, 1992. PhD.

Oster, Steven L. Parameters of Undergraduate Gambling. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1992. MA.

Sassatelli, Richard Joseph. Ego Development and Object Relations Levels Among Pathological, Social, and Non-Gamblers. UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, 1992. PhD.

Wahlquist, Glee. The Pathological Gambler and Narcissim: A Prevalence Study. SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY, 1992. MSW.

Griffiths, Mark Damian. The Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance of Fruit Machine Gambling in Adolescence. UNIVERSITY OF EXETER, 1991. PhD.

Stein, Sharon Anne.  Stopping compulsive gambling: Ego development, social support, and self-awareness as predictors of recovery from addictive behavior. HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 1991. EdD.

Zebrowski, Marilyn F. The Significance of Depression in the Causality of the Gambling Phenomena in the Female. THE UNION INSTITUTE, 1991. PhD.

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Public Administration/Urban Planning/Geography

Calvano, Lisa M. Stakeholder conflict in Philadelphia's casino controversy. Temple University, 2008. Ph.D.

Barmaki, Reza. Canadian dream, capitalism, and the state: Structural conditions of youth gambling in Canada. York University (Canada), 2008. Ph.D.

Ozurumba, Chimezie. Gambling taxes and state budgets: Does taxing corporate casinos improve the quality of fiscal systems? Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - Newark, 2007. Ph.D.

Barber, Alicia Marie. Living it up, living it down: Civic reputation, tourism and urban development in Reno, Nevada. UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, 2003. PhD.

Moufakkir, Omar. Changes in selected economic and social indicators associated with the establishment of casinos in the city of Detroit: A case study. MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, 2002. PhD.

Englehart, Phil J. Postwar changes in the urban Midwest: Different views of familiar territory. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, 2000. PhD.

Peterson, Georgia Lynn. The role of local officials' social ties in balancing economic development and resource protection in Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula. MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, 2000. PhD.

Myers, Maureen Elizabeth. The perceived economic, social, and cultural impacts of gaming on a Michigan Indian tribe. WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, 2000.  DPA.

Stewart, Michael Joseph. Positively Fourth Street: Seven decades of change on a Reno strip. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 2000. MS.

Burke, Kenneth Edward. Casino gambling's proliferation throughout the United States: A case study of legal gaming in Louisiana. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1998. MPA.

Jeffery, Chadwick Paul. Urban neighbourhood impacts of casinos: A case study of the permanent casino site in Windsor, Ontario. UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR, 1997. MA.

Schwartz, Robert Michael. Emergency management assessment and impacts of tropical cyclones on waterfront casinos in Biloxi, Mississippi. MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, 1997. MS.

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Sociology/Religious and Ethnic Studies

Chambers, Kerry Glenn-Edward. Gambling-for-profit in late modernity. Dalhousie University (Canada), 2008, Ph.D.

Downing, Steven Kenneth. Linkages among social control, crime, and deviance: A subcultural approach. University of Texas at Dallas, 2007, Ph.D.

Schurmann, Linda. "If I were a rich man:" Construction of community in the aftermath of sudden wealth. University of St. Thomas (Minnesota), 2007, Ed.D.

Nguyen, Tomson Hoang. Video gambling in Vietnamese cafes: An observational study of 'hot line' machines in southern California. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 2003. MS.

Jones, Jan Louise. Modifying the Tourism Impact Attitude Scale (TIAS) to explore casino impacts and resident attitudes. UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, 2003. PhD.

Larson, Mary Brown. An ecumenical, cross-cultural vacation bible school. HARTFORD SEMINARY, 2003. DMin.

Zaranek, Rochelle Robin. Let's deal with it: A community based study of casino gambling as a social activity among older adults. WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, 2003. Ph.D.

Powell, Helen. The social impact of riverboat casino gambling: Using objective local indicators to measure changes in the quality of life in a gambling community. BAYLOR, 2003. Ph.D.

Wittmann, Dena Castanedo. All that glitters is sure to fade: A gendered analysis of casino work and culture in the dockside gaming industry. Northeastern University, 2002. Ph.D.

Ninokawa, Cindy. The social impacts of Indian gaming in California. California State University Fullerton, 2002. MA.

Bernhard, Bo Jason. From sin to sickness: A sociological history of the problem gambler. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 2002. PhD.

Kelly, James M. Pleasure principles: The social construction of gambling and sex addiction treatment. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL & MECHANICAL COLLEGE, 2002. PhD.

Loong, Lauretta. Street crime, Casino Windsor, and the theory of routine activities. UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR, 2002. MA.

Mun, Wing Phil. Calculated risk-taking: The governance of casino gambling in Ontario. UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, 2002. PhD.

Miller, Bryan Gayle. Early family experiences and the financial behavior of college students: The impact of gender and gambling. IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2001. PhD.

Boudreau, Timothy. From problem to promise: A content analysis of gambling coverage in the 'New York Times', 'Alton Telegraph' and 'Metropolis Planet'. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE, 2000. PhD.

Dunkley, Robert W. S. Casino gambling: An interactionist ethnography of the casino. KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, 2000. PhD.

Park, Minkyung. Relationships between crime and tourism development: A comparative study of rural Colorado communities. TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, 2000. PhD.

Rossol, Josh. The dynamic construction of norms and deviance: The case of gambling and state lotteries. UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON, 2000. PhD.

Bernhard, Bo. The problem gambler in Las Vegas: Quantitative and qualitative explorations.  UNLV, 1999.  MA.

Campbell, Karen Anderson. Community life and governance: Early experiences of Mnjikaning First Nation with Casino Rama (Ontario). UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA (CANADA), 1999. MSW.

Lin, Li-Chun. Analysis of resident perceptions and attitudes toward gambling development in Kansas City. KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, 1999. PhD.

Dentith, Audrey Marie. Identities through agency, accommodation and resistance: A multi-ethnic study of urban adolescent girls in Las Vegas, Nevada. PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, 1998. PhD.

Kuhlmann, Annette. Bingo, blackjack, and one-armed bandits in the northwoods: A sociology of American Indian gaming in the United States. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, 1998. PhD.

Sochay, Scott G. Newspaper images of Native Americans: Michigan newspaper coverage of treaties and compacts affecting Indians in the territory and state of Michigan. MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, 1998. PhD.

Wynn, Jonathan R. Beat sociology: Ethnographic journeys in event spaces. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1998. MA.

Lewellyn Davidson, Jan. A rhetorical situation: Contemporary arguments on the legalization of gambling in America. UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS, 1997. MA.

Castellani, Brian Christopher. The politics of gambling: An interpretive archeological inquiry into the making of a social problem. KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, 1997. PhD.

Skea, Warren Harvey. Time to deal: A comparison of the Native casino gambling policy in Alberta and Saskatchewan. UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, 1997. PhD.

Wallisch, Lynn Susan. Determinants of gambling and problem gambling: Three theories. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, 1997. PhD.

Wang, Qingling. Chinese immigrant adaptation in an American urban context: Chicago as a case study. UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON, 1997. PhD.

McSkimming, Michael Jospeh.  Deviance and tavern culture in rural Pennsylvania.  Gaming vs. Gambling. INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, 1996. PhD.

Liddick, Donald Richard, Jr. Numbers gambling in New York City, 1960-1969: A social and political history. PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, 1995. PhD.

Iman-Muhni, Djuhertati. 'Charitable gambling' in American culture: An ethnographic study of bingo and poker players. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND COLLEGE PARK, 1993. PhD.

Taira, Ricky R. Legal gambling among Japanese Americans. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 1993. MSW.

Fisher, Susan Elizabeth.  A sociological examination of juvenile fruit machine gambling in a seaside town. COUNCIL FOR NATIONAL ACADEMIC AWARDS, 1992. PhD.

Whelan, David Charles.  Organized crime, sports gambling, and role conflict: victimization and point-shaving in college basketball. CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, 1992. PhD.

Zawicki, Kathy Ann.  'A material strong enough to encompass our lives': Mohawk women and the gambling dispute. UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, 1991. PhD.

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