Alan Feldman

Distinguished Fellow in Responsible Gaming, International Gaming Institute
Expertise: Responsible Gaming, Gaming Industry, Gaming Regulation, Problem Gambling

Biography

Alan Feldman is one of the world’s leading experts on responsible gaming.

As Distinguished Fellow in Responsible Gaming for UNLV’s International Gaming Institute, Feldman develops programs and policies to advance related knowledge and capabilities within the industry and regulatory community.

Feldman spent nearly 30 years in the gaming industry with MGM Resorts, where he recently spearheaded the launch of GameSense, an innovative, player-focused responsible gambling program that encourages players to adopt behaviors and attitudes that can reduce the risk of developing gambling disorders. This landmark program is now available at all of MGM’s U.S. properties.

A frequent speaker on responsible gaming at conferences, universities and media events around the world, Feldman serves as Chair of both the National Center for Responsible Gaming as well as the Nevada Advisory Committee on Problem Gambling. He also serves as a member of the Gambling Research Advisory Committee for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

In 2002, the Casino Management Association honored Feldman as the Gaming Professional of the Year and in 2009, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Gaming Communications from the American Gaming Association.

Alan Feldman In The News

12NEWS
May 13, 2020
Some Valley casinos will open their doors for the first time in almost two months starting Friday.
Las Vegas Review Journal
May 7, 2020
Casino capacity would be cut in half, gamblers would keep their distance at slot and table games and surfaces would be cleaned frequently when casinos reopen under new guidelines approved Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Commission.
Newsweek
April 24, 2020
Bob only ever had to travel four miles to go to the casino. When the coronavirus pandemic shut it down, his gambling got even closer to home.
Las Vegas Review Journal
April 20, 2020
Far from home is what home may soon look like.

Articles Featuring Alan Feldman

People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Campus NewsNovember 1, 2019
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