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The Effects of Casino Gambling on Selected Midwestern Municipalities Gauging the Attitudes of Local Government Officials, Local Business Officials, and Civic Leaders by Ross C. Alexander PH. D.

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Published by 1st Books Library .
Written in English


  • Gambling,
  • Gambling - General,
  • Government - Local,
  • Games-Gambling - General,
  • Political Science / Government / Local,
  • Politics / Current Events

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8426881M
ISBN 101410749614
ISBN 109781410749611

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