deeply entrenched in society. The institution is supported by those who like to gamble and by others who view illicit gambling as a minor offense.

This writer concurs with the conclusion of a major federal study, Gambling in America: "Current efforts by the criminal justice system to enforce gambling prohibitions are too often characterized by inconsistencies, inefficiency and ineffectiveness" (3, p. 49). Gambling today, as in the past, has a very low priority in comparison to other crimes. Police officers are given limited resources and less encouragement in gambling enforcement. Moreover, they are subject to considerable abuse when they are unsuccessful and get little credit if they do a good job. Police often find themselves the targets of criticism and the scapegoats of legislators.

With crime rates and the fear of crime on the increase, law enforcement resources are spread thin. Violent crime dominates the agenda of police, politicians, and the public. In all likelihood, a familiar pattern will remain on the landscape: gambling laws will continue to be given second class treatment; organized gamblers, in turn, will continue to flourish; politicians and public officials will continue to be corrupted; and the public's confidence in law and the police will continue to be eroded.


REFERENCES

1. U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice: Gambling Law Enforcement in Major American Cities. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1978.

2.The president's crime commission; organized crime. In Ianni, F. and Reuss-Ianni, E. (Eds.): The Crime Society. New York, New American Library, 1976.

3. U.S. Department of justice: Gambling in America. Washington, D.C., U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1976.

4. Skolnick, J. H.: House of Cards. Boston, Little, Brown, & Co., 1978.

5. Helsing, P.: "Gambling". In U. S. Department of Justice: Gambling in America. Washington D.C., U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1976.

6. Mangione, T. W., et al.: "Citizen views of gambling enforcement". In U. S. Department of Justice : Gambling in America. Washington, D.C., U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1976.

7. Reuter, P.: "Enforceability of gambling laws". In U. S. DepartmentJustice of

-51-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Gambling Today
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 150

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.