In The News: William F. Harrah College of Hospitality
It’s great to have a job, but it’s even better when it’s a career built around your calling.
The #MeToo movement has companies around the world re-evaluating their sexual harassment policies and procedures, including those in the gaming industry.
It's a well-worn mantra that when it comes to casinos, the house always wins, at least in the long term. That's because casinos maintain a small house "edge"—not enough to scare gamblers away, but sufficient to ensure that the house ultimately comes out ahead. Some gamblers think they can get around this by jumping from slot machine to slot machine, for instance, in hopes of hitting one at just the right time to win a big payout.
Without adequate research, it is hard to predict whether the latest measure designed to curb problem gambling in Macau, a city-wide casino entry ban, will prove effective.
Garrett Meriwether was just 18 years old when he was killed by a DUI driver. Garrett was a graduate of Palo Verde High School and had just finished up his first year at UNLV.
Now his family is raising money for scholarships with a run here on Sunday.
As tipping goes, Maine residents and visitors appear to be the most generous in the country, averaging more than 19% per tip, a 2018 report says. Nevada, home to Las Vegas, one of the most-visited places in the U.S., averaged almost 17% per tip.
Kylies Fung has been with McCarran International Airport for four years, one of which was as an intern as she attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Like many, she never thought about a career in airports nor did she ever think that her schooling in hospitality management would be applicable to this environment. But soon after joining LAS, she recognized how her education prepared her for her role in the non-traditional environment of airport concessions.
August 28th is National Red Wine Day! Bianca Holman visits UNLV’s Dr. Murray Mackenzie to learn all the ins and outs of the drink.
It’s the perfect drink to sip on while enjoying a steak dinner or a delicious chocolate tart. We’re talking red wine! Aug. 28 is National Red Wine Day, and we’re celebrating in style.
A series of studies led by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas said regular slot players can’t tell the difference between the house edge from one game to another.
A series of studies led by UNLV researchers says regular slot players can’t tell the difference between the house edge from one game to another.
The long-held myth that casino patrons are somehow able to detect slot machine payout percentages has reportedly been shattered by a pair of researchers following the completion of a nine-month study involving two pairs of machines in Australia.