Advanced Regulation of Sports Betting

When

Mar. 22, 2018 (All day) to Mar. 23, 2018 (All day)

Office/Remote Location

Room 220

Description

As gaming jurisdictions wait to hear the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on PASPA and legalized sports betting, many have begun to invest in capacity building among their regulatory leadership. The International Center for Gaming Regulation will be providing this 2-day intensive seminar on regulation of sports betting.

Our program* explores tactics and procedures for how jurisdictions have approached the regulation of sports betting.

 Learn from experts in the only state legally permitted to operate full-scale sports wagering.


Day 1: Regulating Sports Betting (Thur., March 22, 2018)


  • Global Sports Betting Landscape

  • Tax Implications for Sports Betting

  • Comparison U.K and U.S. Jurisdictions

  • Risks After Legalization

  • How Mobile Operates

  • In-Running Wagering and How It Operates

  • Auditing Sports Betting


Day 2: Sports Wagering in Operation (Fri., March 23, 2018)


  • Integrity Monitoring

  • Operational Requirements

  • Case Studies in Regulating Sports Betting

  • Sports Book Visit


*This advanced program presumes some degree of understanding of the principles and practices of sports wagering. For our more fundamental introduction to sports betting, please see our program Understanding Sports Betting - in April 2018.

Who can attend this event?

Although the curriculum of the program is primarily designed for gaming regulators from either commercial or tribal jurisdictions, including gaming control board staff, Board members or Commission members, it is open to any gaming professionals with an interest in the potential impact of legalized sports betting.

What is included in the registration fee?

The fee includes all classroom materials and a certificate of completion from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. A continental breakfast, lunch and parking will also be provided. All other expenses, including airfare, ground transportation, evening meals and incidentals are the responsibility of the participant.

Are there recommended accommodations?

In addition to the large number of hotels located on the Las Vegas Strip, a number of participants choose to stay at nearby off-strip hotels.

Is transportation or parking available?

We encourage participants to arrive either by taxi, Uber or Lyft. However, parking passes for a limited number of spaces on the UNLV campus will be provided for those who will arrive in their own vehicles.

What is the attire for the program?

The attire is business casual.

What is the refund policy?

1. In the event a course is canceled, registrants will be notified as soon as possible and receive a full refund of their registration fee. The International Center for Gaming Regulation is not responsible for any travel and related expenses or other expenses incurred by any participant due to a course cancellation.

2. A service fee of Twenty Percent (20%) will apply to all participant initiated cancellations received three (3) weeks prior to the event.

3. A service fee of Fifty Percent (50%) will apply to all participant initiated cancellations received two (2) weeks (14 days or less) prior to the event. In the event you need to cancel, you may substitute another person to attend in your place. However, you will need to inform us in writing no later than two (2) business days prior to the start of the event.

4. All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing. Refunds granted for credit card charges will be credited to the original account charged. No refunds will be given in the event of “No Shows.” Refunds may take up to 4 weeks for processing.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For additional questions, please contact Robert Horgan, Operations Director, International Center for Gaming Regulation: robert.horgan@unlv.edu or (702) 895-2445

Price

$925

Admission Information

Although the curriculum of the program is primarily designed for gaming regulators from either commercial or tribal jurisdictions, including gaming control board staff, Board members or Commission members, it is open to any gaming professionals with an interest in the potential impact of legalized sports betting.

Contact Information

International Center for Gaming Regulation
Jennifer Roberts
702-895-2653

Event Sponsor

The International Center for Gaming Regulation is one of three research centers within the International Gaming Institute, on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Center's mission is to promote research and learning in the areas of gaming regulation in jurisdictions around the world.