HB100 Chapter 11 Test Answers

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The “house” sets the odds on casino games to ensure a profit over a period of time. This is the:
house edge
The total amount wagered in gambling is called:
the handle
Offering free goods and services to casino patrons in return for their business is called:
comps
Casinos track patron play (gambling) through the use of:
loyalty programs
A horse track that also has slot machines:
racino
The fastest growing sector of casino gaming in the world is:
Asia
Stand-alone casinos are usually small and are often called:
slot parlors
The Supreme Court allowed Indian reservation gambling in 1987 with the _______ decision.
Cabazon
In a Las Vegas style casino resort the main difference between the blackjack tables and the poker tables is:
In poker the players bet against each other and the house keeps a portion of each pot
What are the five initial career tracks in the gaming industry?
Entertainment operations, Retail operations, Casino operations, Food & Beverage operations and Hotel operations
What is the primary outcome of the responsibilities of a convention and visitors bureau?
Generate and increase revenues of a city
A service organization within the visitor industry that offers a host of programs and services to meet clients’ needs is a:
Destination Management Company
Attendee registration, exhibit space rentals, and sponsorship are all sources of:
revenue
The combination of a meeting and an exposition is called a:
convention
A person who contracts out services to (or work for) associations and corporations and plans meetings down to the last detail is a:
meeting planner
Individuals responsible for providing all of the services needed to run the facilities for a trade show are known as:
service contractors
A lecture and a dialogue that allow participants to share experiences in a particular field is known as a:
seminar
Large facilities where meetings and expositions are held, usually in city centers, are called:
convention centers
Before a meeting planner can start planning a meeting, a _____________ is done to determine the purpose and desired outcome of a meeting.
needs analysis
The payment exchanged for the promise(s) stated in a contract is called the:
Consideration
According to the Event Solutions Black Book, what is the most popular site for holding events?
Hotel/resort
Which type of event would include annual meeting, sales meeting, workshop, training meeting, or awards ceremony?
Corporate event
Which type of event would usually be based on a theme, have a very limited budget, and provide a great return for the group having the event?
Charity or fundraising event
Opening ceremonies, halftime, and postgame shows would be part of what kind of special event?
Sporting event
Which of the following event management skills would be characterized by the process by which a meeting planner and supplier reach an agreement on the terms and conditions that will govern their relationship?
Negotiating skills
Which of the event management skills aids in completing projects on time and within budget, where parts of an event can be managed as separate components?
Project management skills
A special event consultant
should have climbed the “experience ladder”
An event such as the Olympics requires _________ to provide money or in-kind contributions and receive recognition in return.
sponsors
________________ provide(s) training, certification, networking, and assistance with business plans and other consulting services for their members.
Professional associations
________________ refers to the implementation of practices and procedures that will help conserve both the natural environment and the special event space.
Sustainable event tourism
Gourmet dining and increased restaurant revenues for casinos began in 1992 with
wolfgang puck
________ has become the highest grossing casino market in the world
Macau
In most parts of the US, slot machines produce _____ of casino revenue
the bulk
Las Vegas and what other city are the most popular gaming entertainment cities in the US?
Atlantic City
Atlantic City legalized casino gambling in
1976
What operation is typically described as having a bar, a restaurant, and less than 17 electronic gambling devices?
Nevada-style gaming tavern
The origins of gambling are __________ years old
7,000
Which of the following is not one of the five functional areas of casino operations?
food and beverage
Nevada legalized gambling in
1931
Betting against the “house” is ___________ gambling
commercial
From the early 1940s until 1976, what city had a virtual monopoly on the gaming entertainment business?
Las Vegas
outside of Nevada, ________ is still illegal in the US
sports betting
IGRA stands for
Indian Gaming Regulatory Act
A public gambling house was legalized for the first time in 1626 in
Venice
Gaming revenue is produced from
casino win
placing a bet on an unknown outcome with the hope of securing a gain is ____
gambling
The first modern casino in Las Vegas was opened on the strip in
1941
tribal gambling now consists of more than _____ tribes in ______ states
200/30

he “house” sets the odds on casino games to ensure a profit over a period of time. This is the

a. benefit
b. proceeds
c. yield
d. house edge

d. house edge

The total amount wagered in gambling is called

a. a handle
b. the win
c. a bet
d. a wager

a. a handle

Placing a bet on an unknown outcome with the hope of securing a gain is

a. gaming
b. gambling
c. risk
d. An opportunity

b. gambling

Betting against the “house” is ________ gambling.

a. social
b. mixed
c. commercial
d. resort

c. commercial

Offering free goods and services to casino patrons in return for their business is called

a. gratis
b. comps
c. on-the-house
d. guest satisfaction

b. comps

Gaming revenue is produced from

a. food and beverage
b. lodging
c. casino win
d. entertainment
e. tours and attractions

c. casino win

Casinos track patron play (gambling) through the use of

a. spotters
b. pit bosses
c. dealers
d. loyalty programs

d. loyalty programs

A horse track that also has slot machines

a. slot parlor
b. racino
c. off-track betting
d. horse parlor

b. racino

The origins of gambling are _______ years old.

a. 2,500
b. 5,000
c. 6,500
d. 7,000

d. 7,000

A public gambling house was legalized for the first time in 1626 in

a. England
b. Venice
c. North America
d. Paris
e. Russia

b. Venice

IGRA stands for

a. International Gaming Regulatory Act
b. Intermediary Gaming Regulatory Act
c. Indian Gaming Regulatory Act
d. Indian Gambling Regulatory Act

c. Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

In most parts of the United States, slot machines produce ____ of casino revenue.

a. the bulk
b. about 10%
c. about 25%
d. about half

a. the bulk

The fastest growing sector of casino gaming in the world is

a. Native American
b. Las Vegas
c. Europe
d. Asia

d. Asia

Nevada legalized gambling in

a. 1910
b. 1931
c. 1941
d. 1950

b. 1931

The first modern casino in Las Vegas was opened on the strip in

a. 1931
b. 1941
c. 1947
d. 1951

b. 1941

Atlantic City legalized casino gambling in

a. 1947
b. 1961
c. 1970
d. 1976

d. 1976

The Supreme Court allowed Indian reservation gambling in 1987 with the _______ decision.

a. Arizona
b. Mallory
c. Cabazon
d. Fernandez

c. Cabazon

Tribal gambling now consists of more than ___ tribes in ___ states.

a. 150 / 25
b. 200 / 30
c. 250 / 35
d. 300 / 35

b. 200 / 30

_______ has become the highest grossing casino market in the world.

a. Macau
b. Atlantic City
c. Las Vegas
d. Mexico City

a. Macau

Which of the following is NOT one of the five functional areas of casino operations?

a. Casino services
b. Marketing
c. Food and Beverage
d. Human Resources

c. Food and Beverage

Some of the first forms of gambling were

a. dice throwing
b. dog races
c. poker
d. roulette

a. dice throwing

From the early 1940s until 1976, what city had a virtual monopoly on the gaming entertainment business?

a. Atlantic City
b. New Orleans
c. Las Vegas
d. Reno

c. Las Vegas

Las Vegas and what other city are the most popular gaming entertainment resort cities in the United States?

a. Reno
b. New Orleans
c. San Diego
d. Atlantic City

d. Atlantic City

Gourmet dining and increased restaurant revenues for casinos began in 1992 with

a. Wolfgang Puck
b. Emeril Lagasse
c. Jacques Pepin
d. James Beard

a. Wolfgang Puck

Outside of Nevada, ________ is still illegal in the United States.

a. roulette
b. horse betting
c. dog betting
d. sports betting

d. sports betting

What operation is typically described as having a bar, a restaurant, and less than 16 electronic gambling devices?

a. Sports book
b. Nevada-style gaming tavern
c. Mini-casino
d. Theme restaurant

b. Nevada-style gaming tavern

Stand-alone casinos are usually small and are often called

a. gambling taverns
b. bingo parlors
c. slot parlors
d. mini-casinos

c. slot parlors

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