You have been set the following assignment question:

Discuss whether the practice of offering inducements to encourage people to gamble is ethical. Use at least two ethical theories to support your discussion.

Start your research by familiarising yourself with lecture notes, relevant chapters in your textbook and any reading recommended by your lecturer or tutor.

For this assignment, your lecturer has set the following background reading:

Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2006). Gambling Services, Australia 2004-2005. Retrieved from

Beauchamp, T. L. & Bowie, N. E. (2008).Ethical theory and business. 8th ed. New York, NY: Pearson Prentice Hall.

Dyall, L., Tse, S. & Kingi, A. (2009). Cultural icons and marketing of gambling. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 7(1), 84-96. doi: 10.1007/s11469-007-9145-x

Nuttgens, M. (2007). IT innovations and open source: A question of business ethics or business model? In G. Hanekamp (Ed.), Business ethics of innovation (pp. 101-110). New York, NY: Springer.

Rotta, C. P. (2010). A short guide to ethical risk [EBL version]. Retrieved from

How do you obtain these information sources?