2- (a) Briefly describe the development of the gaming industry in the selected country
2- (b) With specific reference to data from the gaming industry in the selected country, analyze the likely importance of the gaming industry over the next five years in the selected country
3- (a) Describe the key factors affecting the layout of gaming rooms in the selected casino and prepare a brief report to propose the layout of a gaming room, with justification for the arrangements, given the following information
3 – (b) Layout of casino
4- Discuss how the current global financial crisis positively and negatively affects the growth of the casino industry in the selected country, taking into account external forces, such as political/legislative, economic, socio-cultural, environmental and technological factors. State Five positive and Five negative factors
5- Explain TWO applications of technology that are used in the selected casino and evaluate how technological applications affect the development of the casino industry
6- Reference List
This is one of the research documents which were found out about Venetian casino in Macau. So, it was mentioned about one of casino which name is Venetian in Macau. There are many casinos in Macau. But, The Venetian hotel in Macau is the most popular and the biggest hotel which includes a casino.
some citizens can’t use high-tech items even though there are a lot of crimes because of casinos. So, people cannot use these kinds of technological factors with casinos (Cathy, H. C., 2006).
5- Explain TWO applications of technology that are used in the selected casino and evaluate how technological applications affect the development of the casino industry.
(a) Punch Card Machine
There are many people to gamble. When they are gambling, they need that someone fairly gives card to them. In the old days, dealer shake card their own-selves. But, nowadays there is new technology shaking card machine which is called punch card machine. Actually, these machines were used to do all sorts of business data processing tasks. They are based on the principle of making individual records of information on paper cards using punched holes so the machines could read them and printing so people could read them. The first punch card machine was invented by Hermann Hollerith in 1890. His company became stepping-stone to other IBM companies. Punch card data processing machines are generally casino’s needs where card reading, data routing and control is done electrically and card punching, printing, counting and timing is mechanical (Michael Kaplan. 2010).
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