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International Center for Gaming Regulation
Two national scholars will conduct research to help inform gaming regulators worldwide during residencies at UNLV.
Center helps regulators and policymakers understand current issues and is establishing best regulatory practices.
International gaming control chief tapped to lead new initiative, which will offer first-of-its-kind research and education programs for gaming regulators worldwide.
International Center For Gaming Regulation In The News
Esports is breaking yet another major barrier in the Las Vegas valley. Not only are fans able to watch major events in the new Esports Arena, but they can now bet on video games.
Since 2015, at least a dozen NBA teams, owners and players have invested heavily in the growing e-sports market, backing or buying competitive gaming teams around the globe. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, a dot-com pioneer who built a fortune in the tech world, opted for a different route. Instead of buying an e-sports team of his own, Cuban made a bet on betting, investing in a company called Unikrn that sets lines and takes wagers from around the world on e-sports competitions.
A plan to bring the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission under ministerial control has been described as “flying in the face” of best practice and a “recipe for disaster” by overseas experts.
Well-known casino and gaming corporation Caesars Entertainment has just opened a brand-new production studio in Las Vegas, and will be planning to feature esports in the new space. Over the weekend, it even hosted its first esports event, a Gears of War pro circuit.
Football fans who look forward every year to what players their favorite team selects at the NFL draft can now bet on the outcome in Nevada. But some sports books in Las Vegas expect the new wagering to draw little more attention than Mr. Irrelevant, the last player picked every year.