Essentials of Gaming Law & Regulation - November 2019


Nov. 13, 2019 (All day)

Office/Remote Location

Classroom 220


All successful gaming jurisdictions depend on the foundational trust provided by thoughtful gaming law and regulation. Developed in partnership with the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, this 1-day intensive 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 impact the industry. 

Taught at the Stan Fulton Building, home of the International Center for Gaming Regulation, on the campus of UNLV, the program examines the foundational elements of gaming law and is limited to a maximum of 15 participants. 

Session 1: Introduction to Gaming 
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 
State Gaming Control Systems
Anatomy of a Gaming License Investigation

Session 3: Laws Governing Gaming 
U.S. Federal Gaming Law
Internet Gaming
Gaming Device Law/Manufacturing

Session 4: Understanding Compliance  
Gaming Compliance
Anti-Money Laundering
Disciplinary Process



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

The International Gaming Institute is located on the corner of Swenson and Flamingo. 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. 

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?

The enrollment fee covers all course materials, instruction, light continental breakfast and lunch. It also includes a daily parking pass for the lot immediately adjacent to the Stan Fulton Building

For additional questions, please contact Craig Ferreira, Operations and Marketing Manager,  International Center for Gaming Regulation: or (702)-895-2445.



Admission Information


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.

Contact Information

International Center for Gaming Regulation
Craig Ferreira

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.