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Index > I - Pg. 272

272 index gambling (continued) Indian reservations and, 53; insur- ance and, 55­56; Internet and, xvi, 262n39; law of large numbers and, 119­20 (see also law of large numbers); losses from, 41­43, 47, 56, 159­60, 186­87, 209­10; luck and, xii­xiv (see also luck); Martingale system and, 116; masochism and, 183­86; Mississippi riverboats and, 1, 46­47; neurobio- logical research on, 193­94, 199­201; New Gaming Act and, 42­43; New Orleans and, 1, 46­48; online, xvi, 262n39; ordinances against, 15, 40­45; pari- mutuel, 138­39, 225; pathological gamblers and, xvi, 185­89, 193­201; playing pieces for, 5; police and, 36; pot size and, 192­93; problem gamblers and, 186­87, 190, 193; prohibition of, 40­45; psychology of, xiv (see also psychology); retirees and, 209­12; risk and, 2, 4­5 (see also risk); ruination from, 41­43, 47, 56; saloons and, 48; as greed, xvii, 54, 135; behavioral analysis and, 156, 162­63, 169­70, 180, 202­4; Deal or No Deal and, 168­76; e-mail scams and, 179­81; ninja loans and, 62­63; retrieving losses and, 202­4; stock market and, 59, 61­63, 71; Ungar and, 162­63 group intelligence, 141­42 guilt, 182­84 Hamilton, Alexander, 54­55 handicapping, 24, 138­39, 213­14, 225­26 hard hand, 225 Haydn, Franz Joseph, 39 hazard, 17, 19, 27, 46, 48, 145­46, 221 hedge funds: credit­default swaps and, 57, 64, 66­68, 66­71; stock market and, 11, 55­57, 61, 65­71, 224­25 Henry VIII, King of England, 15, 17, 43 ialeah delusion, xii, 23­24 high/low, 48, 221 horse racing, xii­xiii, 27, 131, 159­60;