Gambling & Risk Taking Conference

About the Conference

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Registration and special conference lodging rates are now available for the 17th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking, happening May 27-30, 2019 at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Please note that the conference will run through the end of the day on Thursday, May 30. Please see the Registration and Special Conference Lodging page for more details. Additionally, this conference has been approved for both CEUs and CLEs. If this applies to you, you will need to sign in each day at the registration desk, collect your paper evaluation forms, and turn in your session evaluations. For more information, please email

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

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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!

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