Faculty Advisor

Looft, Fred J.


The primary goal of this project was to explore the social aspects of gambling. The topics that are covered include the benefits and drawbacks associated with gambling, in particular casinos, and gambling behaviors. The casino industry has the biggest impact on all three of these topics, and their influence is also discussed. The secondary goal of this project was to provide a learning tool for the card game blackjack, which is the prevalent table game within American casinos.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2000

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering