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HOSP 440 DeVry Week 1 Homework Assignment
Please answer all questions in MS Word .doc format and submit under this week's Dropbox.
1. How did Bill Harrah and Bugs
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How did Bill Harrah and Bugsy Siegel change the face of Las Vegas to what it is today? What are some of their ideas that are still used within hotels/casinos today?
What did Howard Hughes successfully do to change the way casinos are now owned within Las Vegas?
What are the ways Nevada and New Jersey control casino gaming and gambling within their respected states?
What are the roles and responsibilities of the gaming control board within Nevada?
What are the different gaming licenses and their purpose within Nevada and New Jersey?
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HOSP 440 DeVry Week 2 Homework Assignment
Please answer all questions in MS Word .docx format and submit under this week's Dropbox.
What are some of the characteristics needed in order to become a successful manager in the casino/gaming industry?
What is the traditional career path for an individual interested in managing casinos?
What are some of the factors one must consider when successfully staffing a casino floor?
What are CTRC-Ns and MTLs? Are they used within the casino operation?
What are the factors a casino manager must consider before issuing credit to a customer?
What is cuff-on-cuff credit? How is this form of credit risky for the casino?
HOSP 440 DeVry Week 3 Homework Assignment
What are the three main types of slot machines? How do they differ from one another?
What are the main features of a typical slot machine? Why is it important for a casino manger to understand these features?
Why is the casino floor configuration so important to revenue management? What does the typical casino floor consist of?
Describe some of the player strategies used while playing Keno.
Please read the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City document under Doc Sharing. What impact has the Taj Mahal had on its competitors and the gaming atmosphere since its opening in Atlantic City?
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HOSP 440 DeVry Week 4 Homework Assignment
Why is it important to maintain a key control system within the casino floor? What are some of the keys used within a casino and each key's purpose?
What is the difference between a hard drop and a currency acceptor drop? In which games would you find each type of drop?
Who handles casino audits, typically? Also, give an example of a casino audit and how it would be performed on a casino game.
Why would it be important to calculate a game's odds and disclose those odds to the gambler? What purpose do gaming odds have?
HOSP 440 DeVry Week 5 Homework Assignment
What are some examples of player rating systems?
Why do casinos offer gambler's sprees and other perks to their high rollers? What is the incentive for a casino in offering these expensive perks to its clientele?
What does a rebate on a loss mean? Why would casinos offer such a rebate?
What is the premise behind chip warrants and dead chips? Why would this system be attractive to a high roller?
HOSP 440 DeVry Week 6 Homework Assignment
Please read the Mohegan Sun document under Doc Sharing. What make's Mohegan Sun so attractive to the gambler as well as the no gambler in this region?
What are at least three different horse race betting tips?
Why has online gaming and betting become so popular? What are some of the pitfalls in gambling online?
What is the role of a bookie? How has the image of a bookie become so unethical over the years?
What are proposition bets? How are they used within a sports event?
Why are point spreads important in sports betting? How could you try to gain an advantage in managing a sports betting line?
HOSP 440 DeVry Week 7 Homework Assignment
1. Why is gambling considered as a science?
2. Please compare each statistical method and its use.
HOSP 440 DeVry Course Paper
Current Issues in Gaming and Casinos
Due Week 7
The objective of this project is to research and prepare a paper on a current issue involving casinos and gamming within the United States or Canada. The scope of the paper should follow an event or events that are of importance within this field. Some relevant topics that can be chosen are as follows:
The development and impact of off shore or riverboat gaming.
The current state and development of casinos on a particular American Indian reservation or reservations.
The current economic climate and development in Las Vegas or Atlantic City.
The growth of gaming in Mississippi.
The personal economic and social costs of gaming.
The growth of online gaming and its legal issues.
Crime and gambling.
Current issues within local or State gaming issues.
The popularity of poker.
The popularity of video gaming machines.
The future of gaming employment.
You may select one of these or one of your own topics in relation to casinos and gaming. Some other guidelines for this paper are as follows:
Papers must be at least 10 and not more than 15 pages in length, 12 point font, double spaced, not including cover page and reference page.
APA format and citations are required, as are a cover and reference page.
All DeVry University policies are in effect including the plagiarism policy.
Papers are due at the end of Week 7.
Any questions about this paper may be discussed during the weekly Q&A threaded discussions.
A 20% per day late penalty will be applied to all late papers.
Course Project Grading Criteria:
Student selected and confirmed (with the instructor) topic from the list above or a topic related to casinos and gaming.
The scope of the paper follows an event or events that are of importance within this field.
Conclusions are strong and are in line with the chosen topic.
Paper is at least 10 and not more than 15 pages in length, 12 point font, double spaced, not including cover page and reference page.
Followed current APA guidelines for writing style, spelling, grammar, and citation of sources, as well as a cover and reference page.
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