Advanced Sports Betting Regulation


Jan. 29, 2019 - Jan. 30, 2019 (All day)

Office/Remote Location

Room 220
Local Sports Book


As gaming jurisdictions are preparing for an expansion of sports wagering after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on PASPA, whether or not your jurisdiction is looking to legalize and regulate sports betting right away, now is the time to gain an in-depth understanding about how regulated sports betting works. The International Center for Gaming Regulation provides this 2-day intensive seminar on the 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 that was legally permitted to operate full-scale sports wagering.

Day 1: Regulating Sports Betting (Tuesday, January 29, 2019)

  • Global Sports Betting Landscape
  • Tax Implications for Sports Betting
  • Gambling Regulatory Structure
  • Risks After Legalization
  • Operational Requirements
  • Enforcement in Sports Betting
  • Auditing Sports Betting

Day 2: Sports Wagering in Operation (Wednesday, January 30, 2019)

  • Integrity Monitoring
  • House Rules
  • How Mobile Operates
  • In-Running (Live Game) Wagering
  • Case Studies in Regulating Sports Betting
  • Sports Betting Company Visit

*As a supplement to our Understanding Sports Betting program, this more advanced program addresses additional regulatory and operational impacts of sports wagering.

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 agency staff, Board or Commission members, legislators, or policy makers, it is open to anyone with an interest in the 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, accommodations, 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 may choose to stay at nearby off-strip hotels.

Is transportation or parking available?

Participants may arrive either by taxi, Uber, or Lyft. However, parking passes on the UNLV campus will be provided for those who will arrive in their own or rented vehicles.

What is the attire for the program?

The attire is business casual.

What is the refund policy?

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.

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

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.

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 Craig Ferreira, Operations & Marketing Manager, International Center for Gaming Regulation: or (702) 895-2445.

Admission Information

Program enrollment is limited to 40 participants.

Enrollment Fees: $925

  • Includes all program materials, light continental breakfasts, lunches and a visit to a local sports book.

Contact Information

International Center for Gaming Regulation
Craig Ferreira

External Sponsor

UNLV International Center for Gaming Regulation