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The State and Prevalence of Gambling in Chinese Communities

  • Chi Chuen Chan
  • William Wai Lim Li
  • Amy Sau Lam Chiu
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Abstract

While writing on the future of commercial gambling in Macao, Chan et al. (2016) conclude:

We do look forward to seeing the transformation of Macao from a city of gambling to a metropolitan city of global tourism and leisure destination – An Asian icon of gaming and prosperity. And as long as commercial gambling is carried out responsibly and morally, it can offer hopes and dreams of a better livelihood for the 640,000 residents in the small enclave in the southern part of China (p. 152).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chi Chuen Chan
    • 1
  • William Wai Lim Li
    • 1
  • Amy Sau Lam Chiu
    • 1
  1. 1.Upper Iowa University - Hong Kong CenterHong KongHong Kong

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