Casino security risks and outsourcing criteria

Lee, Timothy Jeonglyeol (2011) Casino security risks and outsourcing criteria. Tourism Analysis, 16 6: 701-707. doi:10.3727/108354211X13228713394804

Author Lee, Timothy Jeonglyeol
Title Casino security risks and outsourcing criteria
Journal name Tourism Analysis   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1083-5423
Publication date 2011
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.3727/108354211X13228713394804
Volume 16
Issue 6
Start page 701
End page 707
Total pages 7
Place of publication Putnam Valley, NY, United States
Publisher Cognizant Communication
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Abstract Security is a major issue for casinos and other gambling establishments. millions of dollars change hands at a casino in any one day and patrons must feel safe and that the gaming is honest and secure. This study consists of two parts. The first focuses on the security risks facing casinos including those associated with theft, cheating, cyber threats, underage gambling, and Internet gambling. The second investigates the criteria that should be taken into consideration when choosing an outside security organization for a casino. These include image and reputation, cost effectiveness, communication and level of control, knowledge and experience of security, and culture and employees. Recommendations are made on how overall security can be improved on gambling premises and how successful implementation of outsourced security can be made.
Keyword Casino risks
Casino security
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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