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16th Gambling & Risk Taking Conference

Save the date for the world’s first and finest gambling conference!

The 16th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking will once again take place in the heart of the Las Vegas strip in 2016.

Mark your calendars for June 6–10, 2016, and plan to join this unique gathering at The Mirage — the casino resort that forever transformed the gaming industry and introduced the “Vegas experience” with a new emphasis on entertainment, including its erupting volcano show.

This is a 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.

More than 450 people from 27 countries took part in the last conference in 2013.

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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

15th Conference Info (May 2013)