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International Gaming Institute In The News

Feb 7, 2018

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.

Jan 23, 2018

His words are as bold as his Smurf-colored hair.

Jan 23, 2018

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.

Jan 23, 2018

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.

Jan 17, 2018

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.

Jan 11, 2018

It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call.

Jan 10, 2018

It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call.

Nov 27, 2017

Two reports issued by UNLV’s International Gaming Institute may influence Japanese lawmakers next year when they begin sifting through the issues of developing full-scale casino resorts in Japan.

Nov 27, 2017

The Japanese government is systematically moving forward, albeit slowly, with legislation that will authorize the development of integrated gaming resorts, a major change for a country that has long prohibited casino gambling. And researchers from UNLV’s International Gaming Institute are helping Japanese officials prepare to build the best gaming industry possible.

Nov 27, 2017

Japanese legislators are expected to discuss gaming regulation early next year and finalize the rules and regulations that will govern its new casino industry. The Japanese diet will have to make many critical decisions that could make or break its casino market and legislators want to be very careful in examining as much market research as they possibly can before finalizing on gaming regulations.

Nov 27, 2017

The University of Las Vegas’ International Gaming Institute has published two research reports on the nascent Japanese casino industry.

Nov 27, 2017

Around the world in a year. That’s how far Bo Bernhard, the engaging 44-year-old executive director of the UNLV International Gaming Institute, goes to answer clarion calls — he terms them “bat signals” — that beckon him.

Nov 14, 2017

Japan can learn from Nevada’s experience, to ensure organised crime does not infiltrate the former’s nascent casino industry, and to make sure the social and economic effects of such gaming business benefit the tourism sector and society rather than harm the host community.

Nov 13, 2017

As the nation debates how to establish and operate casinos via integrated resorts, it must take measures to keep the yakuza out and manage not only problem gambling but also develop a responsible drinking policy for the casino floor, a group of U.S. experts said in two new reports.

Oct 26, 2017

This summer, the UNLV International Gaming Institute (IGI) teamed up with local nonprofit Core Academy to bring to life the Young Executive Scholars Hospitality & Tourism Program (YES).

Oct 17, 2017

Few college players willingly abandon a match of Overwatch to attend class, but Robert Rippee’s esports lab at UNLV may be the most fun a gamer can have without a controller.

Sep 18, 2017

UNLV is the first major university to offer an academic course and lab centered on esports.

Sep 11, 2017

UNLV has partnered with Millennial Esports this semester to teach students about the business side of the competitive video game circuit.