Gambling & Risk Taking Conference

About the Conference

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The International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking brings together a diverse array of researchers and industry professionals from across the globe to discuss wide-ranging topics in gambling studies. Launched in 1974 by Dr. Bill Eadington—an innovative thinker and founding figure in gambling research—the conference has maintained its status as the largest, oldest, and most prestigious conference of its kind by always looking towards the future and remaining on the cutting-edge of gambling insights.

Call for Papers

Caesars Palace

Submission decisions for the 17th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking have been made! Thank you to everyone who who submitted, and we look forward to seeing you from May 27 - 30, 2019 in sunny Las Vegas, NV!

Lunchtime/Dinnertime Speakers

Penn Jillette's headshot

Penn Jillette

Penn & Teller
Tuesday, May 28

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Becky Harris

Academic Fellow in Sports Betting
Wednesday, May 29

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Santiago Michel

Mentalist, Illusion Mental
Wednesday, May 29 (evening)

Martin St-Pierre

Martin St-Pierre

Cirque du Soleil
Thursday, May 30 (in conjunction with Kate St-Pierre)

Kate St-Pierre

Kate St-Pierre

Cirque du Soleil
Thursday, May 30 (in conjunction with Martin St-Pierre)

Year Established
Once Every Three Years
Attendees in 2016
Countries Represented in 2016

"The International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking was one of the best weeks of my professional life. It exposed me to the great work that so many other researchers are conducting around the world."

2016 Conference Attendee