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

September 10, 2021
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, prompted a sharp decline in Las Vegas tourism and a steep increase in security.
August 27, 2021
If you haven’t noticed a flood of television ads for sports betting, you likely live in an area where such wagers aren’t yet legal.
August 19, 2021
The popular CES convention in Las Vegas will require attendees and exhibitors at the January show to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
August 18, 2021
When tens of thousands of people arrive for CES in January, they’ll be required to provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination to be registered.

Articles Featuring Alan Feldman

Campus News | July 9, 2021
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Campus News | June 8, 2021
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Campus News | May 11, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.
Campus News | March 11, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.