The purpose of this paper is to investigate the barriers to casino development, asking how they can be minimized, and how might casino resorts drive tourism growth most effectively?
An extensive review of literature on casino development is reviewed and analyzed.
This paper supports the proposition that casinos can be used to provide attractions that will benefit tourism destinations.
This paper provides useful insights for tourism planning, governmental management of gaming jurisdictions, and gaming executives on the social costs and benefits of gaming. The paper focuses on how to reduce the social costs and maximize the value created by the economic benefits.
The author proposes a model where future casino development should be required to support other entertainment options, such as live entertainment and restaurants at tourism destinations.
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