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Elliott Morss | June 24th, 2017

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Drugs and Other Dangerous Addictions: Who Should Pay for Treatment?

April 4th, 2016 |

The article examines US government policies to curb the most dangerous addictions: smoking, drinking, drugs, and overeating. Bans never work. It concludes by recommending that for all addicts should pay an increasing share of the health costs they incur.Read More

Gambling – Asia and the US Are Two Different Worlds

April 15th, 2014 |

There are large differences between gambling in the US and Asia. This article sets forth these differences and traces out their significance going forward.Read More

Global Gambling: Two Expert Perspectives

September 21st, 2012 |

© Elliott R. Morss, Ph.D.

September 2012


I write about gambling because it ranks 6th behind drinking, drugs, sex, restaurants, and movies as a global entertainment industry. But I am hardly an expert on the subject. So having just visited Las Vegas and written a couple of pieces on coming casino problems in the northeast US, I decided to interview two people who are paid to know more than anyone about global gambling. Read More

Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun: Coming Threats from New MA/NY Casinos

September 16th, 2012 |

Gambling casinos are coming to Massachusetts and New York. Who benefits and who will be hurt?Read More

The Coming Gambling Casino Glut in the Northeast

May 18th, 2012 |

In search of additional tax revenues, Massachusetts and New York are planning to build new gambling casinos. Is there a market for them? What will their impact be on existing gambling facilities?Read More