Gambling and Society: A Theoretical Revisiting of the Issue

  • Victor Zheng
  • Po-san Wan


In Shakespeare’s longest play, Hamlet, the following monologue spoken by Prince Hamlet to a pair of courtiers, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, is frequently quoted to illustrate the paradoxical and tragic nature of human beings:


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor Zheng
    • 1
  • Po-san Wan
    • 1
  1. 1.Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific StudiesChinese University of Hong KongHong KongHong Kong SAR

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