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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 | 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.

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Campus News | June 5, 2018

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

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Research | January 10, 2018

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

International Center for Gaming Regulation In The News

CDC Gaming Reports Inc.
February 15, 2020

Dawn and Billy Takacs own a business, a patent, and a dream.

Global Gaming Business Magazine
January 28, 2020

Becky Harris, former chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, has joined Global Market Advisors (GMA), a leader in the gaming, entertainment, sports, integrated resort and hospitality industries.

CDC Gaming Reports Inc.
December 10, 2019

Longtime gaming attorney-turned law professor Anthony Cabot said companies at the recent Global Gaming Expo promoted software that used artificial intelligence for marketing and commercializing purposes in casinos.

Chicago Tribune
November 4, 2019

State lawmakers have worked over the past decade to bring various forms of gambling out of the shadows and onto the tax rolls, from legalizing video poker at bars and restaurants in 2009 to authorizing sports betting this spring.

October 30, 2019

A new partnership between MGM Resorts and Verizon will result in a sports betting experience that will be available on Yahoo Sports.

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.

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...