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Gambling & Risk Taking Conference

Join this unique opportunity to discuss and debate the future of this growing global industry with researchers, industry leaders, and regulators, as well as professional gamblers, and helping services.

Held only every three years, more than 450 people from 27 countries took part in the last conference in 2013.

16th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking

Date: June 6-10, 2016
Location: The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Conference Registration Rates

  • Early bird (until March 1, 2016) $625
  • Regular (until May 20, 2016) $725
  • Late / On-site (until June 6, 2016) $795
  • Student (until May 20, 2016) $245

Online registration coming soon.

Hotel Information

Special group room rates at The Mirage: $135 per night (Sunday June 5 - Tuesday June 7) and $120 per night (Wednesday June 8 - Friday June 10).

Call 1-800-627-6667 to make your reservation.

To receive the special group rate, you must identify your affiliation with the "16th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking" (Group code ICG16A) and you need to book before May 6, 2016.

You can also make your reservation online.

Additional fees (added to your room account upon check-in):

  • Reduced daily resort fee of $25 per day
  • 12% Clark County room tax

Call for Papers and Symposia

Papers and proposals for symposium sessions are invited on any topic related to gambling and the commercial gaming industry. Please see the information flyer for further details. The deadline for proposals is December 1, 2015. Early submissions are encouraged.

About the Conference

The conference traces its origins back to 1974, and is recognized as the premier research oriented conference in the world. It brings together international experts to examine and analyze gambling from many perspectives.

The conference aims to develop knowledge about all aspects of gambling and to stimulate discussion and further research — bringing together top scholars to present and discuss the latest trends and findings on gambling and commercial gaming.

Topics cover a broad variety of disciplines including economics, public policy, mathematics, social sciences, psychology and treatment.

Who Attends?

  • Academics
  • Industry leaders and representatives
  • International researchers
  • Professional gamblers
  • Regulatory and government officials
  • Treatment providers
  • All interested general public

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