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

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
February 19, 2021
A former executive with MGM Resorts is weighing-in on strip properties resuming full operations over the next several months.
Las Vegas Review Journal
February 19, 2021
The Mob Museum is adding two vintage slot machines to its collection and has scheduled a two-part presentation about legal gambling in Nevada as part of its March programming.
Las Vegas Review Journal
February 17, 2021
MGM Resorts International is set to ramp up operations to match growing travel demand to Las Vegas.
Associated Press
February 12, 2021
Six weeks ago, thousands of New Year’s revelers gathered beneath the neon-lit marquees on the Las Vegas Strip — even though the big annual fireworks show was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Articles Featuring Alan Feldman

Campus News | February 3, 2021
A collection of news stories from the new year highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
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Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Campus News | December 10, 2020
A collection of news stories highlighting the election, COVID-19, and scientific discovery at UNLV.
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Campus News | July 2, 2020
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.