HMT 440: Course Paper?Current Issues in Gaming and Casinos?Due Week 7 Objective: The objective of this project is to research and prepare a paper on a current issue involving casinos and gamming within the United States or Canada. The scope of the paper should follow an event or events that are of importance within this field. Some relevant topics that can be chosen are as follows: • The development and impact of off shore or riverboat gaming. • The current state and development of casinos on a particular American Indian reservation or reservations. • The current economic climate and development in Las Vegas or Atlantic City. • The growth of gaming in Mississippi. • The personal economic and social costs of gaming. • The growth of online gaming and its legal issues. • Crime and gambling. • Current issues within local or State gaming issues. • The popularity of poker. • The popularity of video gaming machines. • The future of gaming employment. You may select one of these or one of your own topics in relation to casinos and gaming. Some other guidelines for this paper are as follows: • Papers must be at least 10 and not more than 15 pages in length, 12 point font, double spaced, not including cover page and reference page. • APA format and citations are required, as are a cover and reference page. Please include at least six solid references. • All DeVry University policies are in effect including the plagiarism policy. • Papers are due at the end of Week 7. • Any questions about this paper may be discussed during the weekly Q&A threaded discussions. A 20% per day late penalty will be applied to all late papers. Course Project Grading Criteria: Maximum Points Student selected and confirmed (with the instructor) topic from the list above or a topic related to casinos and gaming. 50 The scope of the paper follows an event or events that are of importance within this field. 100 Conclusions are strong and are in line with the chosen topic. 50 Papers must be at least 10 and not more than 15 pages in length, 12 point font, double spaced, not including cover page and reference page. 50 APA format and citations are required, as are a cover and reference page. Please include at least six solid references. 50 Total 300 I just need for you to pick just one topic and to make sure it will not get tagged for plagiarism.
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