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A compilation of media coverage profiling just a few of the many people of UNLV who made news in 2017.
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International Gaming Institute reports are among the most comprehensive studies any jurisdiction has had available for use prior to integrated resort implementation.
UNLV class brings student-developed ideas to the market at the Global Gaming Expo trade show.
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First-of-its-kind Young Executive Scholars experience to enhance pipeline of homegrown hospitality talent in Las Vegas.
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This UNLV Outstanding Graduate returns as faculty to expand and promote the gaming research she began as a student.
Center helps regulators and policymakers understand current issues and is establishing best regulatory practices.
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International Gaming Institute In The News
With technology advancing more and more every day, it’s not hard to imagine how different our lives will be in a decade. Like Neo in “The Matrix,” FOX5’s Dave Hall took a jump down the rabbit hole to see what that future looks like.
His words are as bold as his Smurf-colored hair.
Hoi Wa Pou, the Deputy Director of Macau’s Social Affairs Bureau (IAS), revealed that an increasing number of casino sector employees in the Macau get affected by gambling disorders. As the IAS Deputy Director shared, more than 30% of the individuals who asked the Social Affairs Bureau for professional help to deal with problem gambling were people who work in the city’s casino sector.
From January to September 2017, over 30 percent of the people who sought help from the Social Affairs Bureau (IAS) due to a gaming disorder were employees in the casino sector, according to IAS deputy director Hoi Wa Pou.
We live in a technologically-advanced world overrun with smartphones, smart homes, and even self-driving cars. However, the hotel experience has remained largely low-tech. Las Vegas hotels are now beginning to embrace the possibilities of an advanced technological guest experience.
International Gaming Institute Experts
Director of Research, International Gaming Institute
An expert in gambling and esports.
Professor, Sociology and Hotel Management
An expert on gaming and society, Bernhard has been featured on CNN, The Discovery Channel, the BBC, and The History Channel.