A craps table.

International Center for Gaming Regulation News

The International Center for Gaming Regulation, a partnership between the International Gaming Institute and the William S. Boyd School of Law, promotes international best practices in gaming regulation by providing cutting-edge research and regulatory evaluation, data and information, and world-class educational programs for the world’s regulators.

Current International Center for Gaming Regulation News

A group of four UNLV nursing students work on a manikin at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.
Campus News | September 25, 2019

A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.

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.

computer screen and smartphone on gambling website
Research | August 8, 2018

The challenges of restricting offshore gaming create headaches for governments around the world.

Grad cap with UNLV logo
Campus News | June 5, 2018

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

Portrait of Philander and Spilde
Research | January 10, 2018

Two national scholars will conduct research to help inform gaming regulators worldwide during residencies at UNLV.

André Wilsenach and Jennifer Roberts
Business and Community | September 2, 2016

Center helps regulators and policymakers understand current issues and is establishing best regulatory practices.

International Center for Gaming Regulation In The News

Inside Asian Gaming
October 14, 2019

The president of the North American division of Australian slot machine supplier Ainsworth Game Technology has left the company to travel to the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.

PlayUSA
October 3, 2019

Like a lighthouse glimmering on the horizon of a pitch-black ocean, you can see the casino lights of Las Vegas luring you to gamble as you fly into McCarran International Airport. Similarly, the newly rejuvenized Atlantic City, fueled with the lifeblood of sports betting, has all its gaming options in a centralized location.

European Gaming
September 20, 2019

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has contributed $100,000 as a founding donor of the National Center for Responsible Gaming’s (NCRG) new Fund to Support Research on Sports Wagering. The fund is the first in the nation dedicated solely to studying the impact of sports wagering on American bettors since the Supreme Court overturned the federal ban on sports betting in May 2018.

Casino Beats
September 20, 2019

The American Gaming Association has contributed $100,000 as a founding donor of the National Center for Responsible Gaming’s new Fund to Support Research on Sports Wagering.

SBCAMERICAS
September 13, 2019

The American Gaming Association will head to Las Vegas next week for the next leg of its national Get to Know Gaming campaign and to support annual Responsible Gaming Education Week.

Gambling News
September 10, 2019

The legislators in the US state of Georgia are again discussing the idea of legalizing all forms of gambling for funding the HOPE scholarship program.

International Center for Gaming Regulation Experts

An expert in sports betting, gaming policy and regulation, legislative affairs, and workplace sexual harrassment 
An expert on gaming and alcohol law, esports, sports wagering, and casinos.

Recent International Center for Gaming Regulation Accomplishments

April 3, 2019
Jennifer Roberts and Natice Locke (both International Center for Gaming Regulation) were published in the Clark County Bar Association's "Communique." Their article is on the current status of sports betting in the United States. 
May 22, 2018
André Wilsenach and Jennifer Roberts (International Center for Gaming Regulation) were invited to present at this year's International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) conference and Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia in Macau. The two spoke on emerging topics in the gaming industry, including blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and esports, as well as...
May 22, 2018
Brett Abarbanel (International Gaming Institute) was invited to speak at a plenary "talkback session" for The Spot conference in Lausanne, Switzerland. Hosted by ThinkSport, an organization founded in part by the International Olympic Committee, the conference aims to bring together sports organizations, research and educational institutes,...
May 11, 2018
Bo Bernhard (International Gaming Institute) was recently selected as the recipient of the 2017 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award. The award recognizes faculty members whose work significantly advances the recipient’s academic field, addresses real-world needs and concerns, and contributes to Nevada’s economic growth and development. Bernhard...
September 19, 2017
Bo Bernhard (International Gaming Institute), Brett Abarbanel (International Gaming Institute), and Jennifer Roberts (International Center for Gaming Regulation) recently presented their research to Japanese leadership at the U.S.-Japan Business Council in Tokyo on the potential social and economic contributions of integrated resorts to Japan....
March 31, 2017
Brett Abarbanel (International Gaming Institute) and Jennifer Roberts (International Center for Gaming Regulation) were named as founding members of the Nevada Esports Alliance (NVEA), a new nonprofit organization launched Feb. 9 that is composed of stakeholders in Nevada's Esports ecosystem. The NVEA aims to position Nevada as a core part of the...