In The News: Office of Executive Vice President and Provost

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
November 25, 2020

Businesses in the valley are trying to navigate through the governor’s latest restrictions with the toughest one being the customer cap at 25%.

Casino.Org
November 23, 2020

Anti-smoking coalitions are using the COVID-19 pandemic as a weapon in their crusade to convince lawmakers to permanently stop the indoor consumption of tobacco on casino floors.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 23, 2020

COVID-19 continues to impact the national and local economy, forcing the Las Vegas hotel industry to make some major adjustments.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 20, 2020

On Nov. 21, 1980, a devastating fire raced through the MGM Grand hotel (now Bally’s Las Vegas) killing 87 people and injuring more than 600. That tragedy led to sweeping safety changes that now stretch far beyond the Las Vegas Strip.

CDC Gaming Reports, Inc.
November 20, 2020

There are several good authors currently working the casino/gaming genre, but in my view, David Schwartz is at the top of the list. He came to my attention almost 15 years ago upon publication of his Roll the Bones in 2006. It was, and is, a definitive history of gaming, beginning in Pompeii and ending at the opening of Wynn Las Vegas in late 2005. Schwartz is an academic with a Ph.D. in History from UCLA and was serving at the time as the director of the Center for Gaming Studies at UNLV. I have to confess that I initially bought that book to have it sit on my shelf and, ideally, impress my bosses.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 16, 2020

Not long after the fire burst out of the deli, sending columns of thick black smoke shooting up inside the MGM Grand hotel tower, then-Nevada Gov. Robert List arrived at the flooded casino floor to survey the damage.

Wyoming Public Media
November 13, 2020

The U.S. is now officially out of the Paris climate accord.

CDC Gaming Reports, Inc.
November 12, 2020

A group of gaming industry researchers and consultants said 2021 will be “an inflection point” for the future of Las Vegas in charting a potential blueprint for the economic recovery of the nation’s largest casino market, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to challenge resort operators.

CDC Gaming Reports, Inc.
November 5, 2020

The voter approval of sports betting in Maryland, South Dakota and Louisiana during Tuesday’s election understandably drew much of the gaming community’s attention.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 5, 2020

The U.S. gambling industry won big at the polls Tuesday, with three states authorizing legal sports betting and three others either approving or expanding casino gambling.

Yahoo!
November 5, 2020

The U.S. gambling industry won big at the polls Tuesday, with three states authorizing legal sports betting and three others either approving or expanding casino gambling.

U.S. News & World Report
November 5, 2020

The U.S. gambling industry won big at the polls Tuesday, with three states authorizing legal sports betting and three others either approving or expanding casino gambling.