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Canadian guide to gaming industry resources

Rhys Stevens (Alberta Gaming Research Institute Librarian at the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Canada)
Maureen Beristain (Assistant Business Librarian at the Winspear Business Reference Library, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada)

Reference Services Review

ISSN: 0090-7324

Article publication date: 1 September 2004

Abstract

The rapid expansion of the Canadian gambling industry since 1969 has generated substantial profits for provincial governments and industry operators. As gambling expands its reach and regulatory structures evolve, a growing body of researchers is starting to scrutinize the industry and its socio‐economic impacts on Canadians. This article provides background information on Canada's gambling industry and presents an overview of essential information resources.

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Citation

Stevens, R. and Beristain, M. (2004), "Canadian guide to gaming industry resources", Reference Services Review, Vol. 32 No. 3, pp. 320-328. https://doi.org/10.1108/00907320410553731

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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