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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

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Campus News | April 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

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People | February 26, 2020

Joe Bertolone, former chief executive and gaming regulator, to lead ICGR.

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Campus News | November 1, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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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.

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Research | August 8, 2018

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

International Center for Gaming Regulation In The News

Casino.org
May 6, 2021

The recent case of a woman charged with threatening lawyers representing Caesars Entertainment is an unusual circumstance, according to a law professor. The threats reportedly came in response to an employee getting fired at a Las Vegas hotel-casino.

Sportsbook-Live
April 19, 2021

BetMGM is offering special sports betting products to customers who are physically inside a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in six states starting Thursday in what the companies say is a first-of-its-kind niche in customized sports betting.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 14, 2021

Rhode Island-based Bally’s Corp. is set to buy the Tropicana from Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc., a transaction valued at $308 million.

Associated Press
March 11, 2021

BetMGM is offering special sports betting products to customers who are physically inside a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in six states starting Thursday in what the companies say is a first-of-its-kind niche in customized sports betting.

Casino.org
January 20, 2021

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) could soon embrace online gaming despite long-time opposition from CEO Sheldon Adelson, who died on Jan. 11, industry experts said.

Casino.org
January 18, 2021

Las Vegas casino security officials remain on watch this week, with Joe Biden’s Wednesday inauguration and residual concerns about potential pro-Donald Trump protests in Nevada and nationwide.

International Center for Gaming Regulation Experts

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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...