Topic: gaming

Esports arena at Luxor
Business and Community | May 5, 2020
With live sports temporarily on hold, more Americans than ever have turned to esports to fill the void. UNLV expert Robert Rippee on the phenomenon and what’s next.
unlv president marta meana is wrapped in a blanket by audrey martinez and lynn valbuena
Business and Community | February 24, 2020
Thanks to a $9 million gift from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, UNLV’s College of Hospitality and Boyd School of Law will develop multiple education initiatives related to tribal gaming and hospitality.
man posing near video cameras
Research | December 4, 2019
Graduate student Wenrong Wang harnesses his gaming knowledge to lead an interdisciplinary study on the use of facial recognition.
Business and Community | August 29, 2019
UNLV gaming law expert weighs in on the current landscape of legal sports wagering and what the future holds.
Reel slot machine on casino floor
Research | July 12, 2019
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
An exterior view of the Colusa Casino on a sunny day.
Research | May 30, 2019
An Eadington Fellow examines the initial debate over gaming on Native American reservations from the perspective of the tribal leaders that initially advocated for it.
A video game controller and keyboard used in an esports game.
Research | May 8, 2019
UNLV gaming researcher explores the potential impacts of cheating in a burgeoning industry.
Becky Harris seated on exterior bench
Business and Community | February 20, 2019
Former Nevada Gaming Control Board chairwoman will study policy and regulatory issues related to legal sports wagering.
Aron Kock demonstrates his blackjack variant to two onlookers at a gaming convention.
People | February 20, 2019
Native Aruban Aron Kock found inspiration to come to the UNLV Center for Gaming Innovation in a pile of mango leaves.
Caesars Palace sportsbook
Campus News | February 12, 2019
From sports to themed casinos, UNLV researchers push the boundaries of hospitality scholarship.
Sandra Douglass Morgan
People | January 11, 2019
From one professional venture to the next, Boyd alum Sandra Douglass Morgan remains committed to serving others.
Two students are debating with one another.
Campus News | December 27, 2018
Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.