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NCJ Number: 126300 Find in a Library
Title: Section 2: History and Operations of Regulatory Bodies in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, and Quebec -- Operational Review of Gaming in Alberta, 1978 to 1987 (From Gambling in Canada: Golden Goose or Trojan Horse?, P 77-92, 1989, Colin S. Campbell and John Lowman, eds. -- See NCJ-126295)
Author(s): W W McCall
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: Simon Fraser University
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6, Canada
Sale Source: Simon Fraser University
Dept of Criminology
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6,
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: The Alberta Gaming Control Branch was created in 1976 by the Attorney General; among its responsibilities are reviewing all gaming applications including background checks on applicant organizations, recommending for or against licensing, inspecting bingo and casino games, conducting audits and investigations of complaints, and taking evidence and preparing court briefs.
Abstract: This chapter reviews data involved in licensing approvals, including numbers of licenses issued, covered gaming events, and gross and net revenues. Aspects of enforcement include number of investigations conducted, number of investigations conducted by event, gender of charged offenders, types of charges, cases processed through court, and persons charged by affiliation. The chapter also examines the overall dollar loss by affiliation as well as recovered proceeds and net loss by gaming type. 12 tables and 14 figures
Main Term(s): Gambling control; Legal gambling
Index Term(s): Alberta; Audits; Legislative impact; Licensing
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