News: Center for Gaming Innovation

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.
UNLV graduate in cap and gown in crowd
Campus News | December 31, 2018
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made the news in 2018.
three students
Business and Community | July 6, 2018
Take the journey into career possibilities with the local high school students at this summer’s Young Executive Scholars Hospitality and Tourism Program. [Photo Essay]
cards on blackjack table
Business and Community | March 19, 2018
Unique program boosts student entrepreneurship in the gaming technology industry.
Ace and Jack playing card on UNLV table.
Campus News | February 28, 2018
In an only-in-Las Vegas program, UNLV students are constructing the future of casino games.
Business and Community | October 31, 2017
UNLV class brings student-developed ideas to the market at the Global Gaming Expo trade show.
Illustration of several people playing video games
Business and Community | April 3, 2017
Esports is moving from huddles around a computer to becoming the next big spectator sport — and resorts are betting that it’ll bring Millennials into casinos.
Brett Abarbanel stands in front of slot machines
Business and Community | April 3, 2017
The relationship between resorts, eSports and the Gaming Control Board is still being fleshed out. UNLV researchers are right there to examine these emerging paradigms.
John Lukasik
Research | March 30, 2016
UNLV supercomputer helps gaming innovation students do the math and make the pitch for a new fantasy sports game.
aerial of dayton complex courtyard
Research | March 15, 2016
Three ways UNLV's supercomputer has lived up to its promise and propelled research and economic development.
John Nguyen deals Show Pai
Business and Community | January 5, 2016
Media coverage from 2015 highlighting research partnerships between UNLV and industry that support regional economic development.
John Nguyen deals cards
Campus News | November 3, 2015
Nearly two hundred attended Station Casinos' First Look Gaming Preview of five games created by UNLV students.