Essays about: "problem gambling"

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  1. 16. Applications of the Law of Large Numbers in Logistics

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Institutionen Ingenjörshögskolan

    Author : Navid Bazzazian; [2007]
    Keywords : law of large numbers; logistics; filling performance; knapsack problem;

    Abstract : One of the most remarkable theories in probability and statistics is the law of large numbers. Law of large numbers describes the behavior of random phenomena when they are reiterated infinitely or in very large trials. READ MORE

  2. 17. Information and Prices on a Betting Exchange: A Study of the Market Microstructure and the Efficiency of a Betting Exchange

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Robert Bongart; Johan Conradsson; [2006]
    Keywords : Betting; Betting Exchange; Market Efficiency; Long shot bias;

    Abstract : We study the market microstructure of betting exchanges and investigate whether this new betting market is efficient by looking at 50 561 transactions conducted by 214 traders. Given that betting exchanges have many characteristics in common with financial exchanges, we hypothesize an odds clearing equilibrium framework in order to study efficiency on this specific market. READ MORE

  3. 18. Corporate Valuation : A case study of Unibet

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Marcus Davidsson; Jonas Bertilsson; [2005]
    Keywords : corporate valuation; case study; Unibet; on-line betting;

    Abstract : Problem: The online betting industry has erased the importance of national borders and opened up the world, which has lead to a more diversified perspective of the company. In this master thesis we wanted to broaden and develop the topic of corporate valuation with regard to the on-line gambling industry. READ MORE

  4. 19. The Legalization of Gambling in Thailand: A Revisited Discourse in Light of Recent Developments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Anabela Voi You; [2004]
    Keywords : Thailand; gambling; legalizing; gambling industry; socio-economic; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research article addresses the discourse of the legalization of gambling in Thailand. Methodologically this article is a qualitative case study. It delves into the socioeconomic and political issues behind the dispute of legalizing gambling. READ MORE

  5. 20. Islamic Banking Law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Magnus von Schéele; [2003]
    Keywords : Förmögenhetsrätt; Bankrätt; Komparativ rätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The hub and main characteristic of Islamic banking is the prohibition of interest (riba), and this is the most significant difference between an Islamic bank and a conventional bank. The proscription has evolved from the stance that making money from money is unacceptable. READ MORE