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Emily Stadder and Michael L. Naraine

“Casinos,” “slots,” “horseracing,” and “sports betting.” These words are just a few that will evoke images of the gaming and gambling industry. A global phenomenon, this industry is continuing to grow and expand. In 2015, the gross gaming yield worldwide was measured at $430 billion U.S. and

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Bryan E. Denham

This article addresses how The New York Times, through an investigative series on drug use and catastrophic breakdowns in U.S. horse racing, influenced policy initiatives across a 6-month period. Beginning with the March 25, 2012, exposé “Mangled Horses, Maimed Jockeys,” the article analyzes how the newspaper helped define policy conversations at both the state and national levels. The article also addresses how the Interstate Horseracing Improvement Act of 2011, a fledgling piece of legislation, became what Kingdon described as a “solution in search of a problem” and thus a political lever in policy deliberations. Long recognized for its capacity to influence the content of other news outlets, the article concludes, The New York Times can also play an important role in legislative arenas, informing lawmakers of salient issues, as well as opportunities for substantive and symbolic policy actions.

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Olan K.M. Scott, Bo (Norman) Li, and Stephen Mighton

October 2008 to July 2009 ( Lumby et al., 2014 ). Moreover, horseracing received more coverage than women’s sport in the same period ( Lumby et al., 2014 ). The Australian Sports Commission compiled a report coverage of women’s and men’s sports and found that the coverage of women’s sport had declined in

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Changwook Kim, Jinwon Kim, and Seongsoo Jang

the horseracing industry . Local Economy, 25 ( 3 ), 220 – 233 . doi:10.1080/02690941003784275 10.1080/02690941003784275 Parr , J.B. ( 2002 ). Missing elements in the analysis of agglomeration economies . International Regional Science Review, 25 ( 2 ), 151 – 168 . doi:10

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Sarah Kelly and Michael Ireland

, and for nonalcohol-sponsored sports this was a nonalcohol company (ie, Kia and Lexus car brands for Australian Open tennis and the Melbourne Cup horseracing carnival). For participants primarily exposed to sports featuring alcohol sponsorship, the results were consistent with the hypothesized