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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

Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

Campus News | June 8, 2021

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

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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.

International Center for Gaming Regulation In The News

PlayUSA
July 2, 2021

A decade ago, New Jersey horsemen made the opening move in a long game that made legal sports betting a national possibility.

PlayUSA
June 30, 2021

Legal sports betting continues to be unfortunately good for business for illegal sports betting. Just how good remains a source of debate.

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June 23, 2021

The countdown is now well and truly on to the start of “Regulating the Game 2021” – a 5-day gambling regulatory education program to be held in Sydney, Australia and co-developed by leading specialist gambling law, regulatory and compliance advisory Senet and the International Centre for Gaming Regulation (ICGR).

Asia Gaming Brief
June 16, 2021

Regulating the Game, a five-day educational course for regulators and operators held in August has opened up registrations and is offering an “escalating discount” for multiple registrations from the same organization.

Casino.org
June 11, 2021

The UNLV International Center for Gaming Regulation has launched a series of online boot camps focusing on sports betting and other regulatory matters.

The Aspen Times
June 7, 2021

After closing the books on its first year of legalized sports betting, Colorado collected more than $6.6 million in tax revenue. The programs set to receive that money will start to do so this fall.

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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...