Contact: Ana Mª Herrera
Carlos III University of Madrid
Caption: Almost a quarter of the money spent on gambling is returned to society in the form of taxes or direct contributions to the Government. This is one of the conclusions of the "Yearbook of Gaming in Spain," prepared by researchers at Universidad Carlos III of Madrid; it is the first publication of its kind, and analyzes games of chance, the figures related to the sector and a variety of socioeconomic data.
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