Essentials of Gaming Law & Regulation

When

Oct. 3, 2016, 8:30am to 11am
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Office/Remote Location

Room #333 Executive Conference Room
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Description

All successful gaming jurisdictions depend on the foundational trust provided by thoughtful gaming law and regulation. This mini-course provides participants with essential basic knowledge about the systems and laws governing the gaming industry as well as an understanding of how gaming regulations affect the industry.

Taught in the Executive Board Room at the International Gaming Institute on the campus of UNLV, the program examines the foundational elements of gaming law. The program lasts 2.5 hours per week for four weeks. The course is limited to a maximum of 15 participants.

Session 1: Introduction to Gaming (Mon., Oct. 3, 2016)
What is Gaming?
Overview of the U.S. Commercial Gaming Industry
State Lotteries, Office Pools, Fantasy Sports and Skill Gaming

Session 2: Regulatory Oversight & Licensing (Mon., Oct. 10, 2016)
State Gaming Control Systems
Anatomy of a Gaming License Investigation

Session 3: Laws Governing Gaming (Mon., Oct. 17, 2016)
U.S. Federal Gaming Law
Internet Gaming
Gaming Device Law/Manufacturing

Session 4: Understanding Compliance (Mon., Oct. 24, 2016)
Gaming Compliance
Anti-Money Laundering
Disciplinary Process
Exclusion

 

FAQs

Who is this course designed for?

The course is designed for professionals from any functional background (HR, operations, marketing, finance, compliance, etc.) who would benefit from a better understanding of statutes and regulations surrounding gaming law. No previous knowledge of the gaming industry is required. The course is also suitable for professionals new to Las Vegas or the gaming industry who require foundational knowledge about the laws and regulations governing the industry.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The International Gaming Institute is located on the corner of Swenson Street and Flamingo Road. Each participant will receive a one-day parking pass each day for the Institute's lot.

Will I receive a certificate for this course?

Yes. A certificate of completion will be presented for participants who attend all four sessions.

Can I get college credit for this course?

Courses provided by the International Center for Gaming Regulation are certificate-based professional development programs. College credit towards university programs is not applicable.

Is ticket substitution allowed?

Yes, substituting your RSVP for another individual is allowed up to two business days before course begins.

What does the enrollment fee cover and what is your cancellation/refund policy:

The enrollment fee covers all course materials and instruction for all four days. It also includes a daily parking pass for the lot immediately adjacent to the International Gaming Institute.

The enrollment fee is a comprehensive fee covering all four sessions - regardless of the number of sessions the participant attends. Substitutions or partial refunds aren't available. Cancellation of registration with a full refund is accepted up until September 26, 2016 - one week prior to the start of the course. No refund will be given for any registration cancellation after September 27, 2016 for any reason.

Price

$255 - This enrollment fee includes all course materials and instruction for the duration of the four-day course.

Admission Information

he course is designed for professionals from any functional background (HR, operations, marketing, finance, compliance, etc.) who would benefit from a better understanding of statutes and regulations surrounding gaming law. No previous knowledge of the gaming industry is required. The course is also suitable for professionals new to Las Vegas or the gaming industry who require foundational knowledge about the laws and regulations governing the industry.

Contact Information

International Center for Gaming Regulation
Robert Horgan

External 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.