Alan Feldman

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


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

Las Vegas Chinese News Network
October 27, 2019
While resort fees and parking fees have risen on the Las Vegas Strip, visitors have found another annoyance: the service fee for drinks. Many nightclubs and nightclubs on the Las Vegas Strip say they have begun charging a fee for the wine list.
Las Vegas Review Journal
October 25, 2019
Amid rising resort fees and parking fees on the Strip, visitors have found another vexation: drink fees. A number of dayclubs and nightclubs across the Strip have said they enforce service fees on drink orders.
El Tiempo
October 25, 2019
Amid the rising hotel and parking rates on the Strip, visitors have found another nuisance: beverage rates. Several night and day clubs throughout the Strip have confirmed that service rates apply to beverage orders.
The Nevada Independent
September 20, 2019
The National Center for Responsible Gaming has announced $400,000 in new funds to study the public health impacts of legal sports wagering, which is expected to grow rapidly in light of a court ruling last year.

Articles Featuring Alan Feldman

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