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Center for Gaming Research

casino betting board
Mar 2, 2018
Campus News

A U.S. Supreme Court a decision that would grant New Jersey the right to offer sports wagering would be a net positive for Nevada—as well as Boyd’s Gaming Law program.

exterior of Las Vegas hotel
Jan 17, 2018
Campus News

Jan. 18 lecture explores what keeps Hawaiian tourists coming to Vegas and why they love to stay at The Cal.

Lied Library
Dec 12, 2017

Researcher shares his findings on the motivations and views of industry players during Dec. 13 event.

Oct 31, 2017
Business & Community

UNLV class brings student-developed ideas to the market at the Global Gaming Expo trade show.

Aug 1, 2017

Research connects the material legacy of gambling in the Renaissance with contemporary board and card games.

esports gaming arena
Jul 11, 2017

Card players, sports bettors and pool hustlers used to be the only ones playing games professionally. Now esports joins the fray.

Illustration of several people playing video games
Apr 3, 2017
Business & Community

Esports is moving from huddles around a computer to becoming the next big spectator sport — and resorts are betting that it’ll bring Millennials into casinos.

Brett Abarbanel stands in front of slot machines
Apr 3, 2017
Business & Community

The relationship between resorts, eSports and the Gaming Control Board is still being fleshed out. UNLV researchers are right there to examine these emerging paradigms.

Jan 24, 2017

Eadington Lecture looks at how the rise of public relations helped push the casino industry out of its past and into a new era of legitimacy.

gamblers at a casino
Aug 11, 2016
Arts & Culture

German historian explores how Las Vegas achieved what cities around the world have not: true distinction as a gaming destination.

Hotel guests gamble at the slots
Apr 20, 2016

How the old papers of an esteemed accountant and the memories of a casino legend chart the shift in the casino model.

Ai Ja, Min, and Sue Kim
Dec 18, 2015
Arts & Culture

Long before K-pop, there were the Kim Sisters. Now an Eadington Fellow is exploring what their meteroic rise on Las Vegas entertainment scene has to do with American ideals of beauty, citizenship and capitalism amidst Cold War politics.

Item from University Libraries Special Collections
Dec 8, 2015
Campus News

National Archives grant helps University Libraries' Special Collections Division preserve archival collections on expansion of gaming in America from 1970 to 2010.

World Series of Poker game
Nov 16, 2015
Campus News

Eadington Fellow dives into UNLV's archives to examine the relationship between sports media and cultural memory in poker's main event.