In The News: International Center for Gaming Regulation

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 25, 2018

In the wake of a United States Supreme Court ruling striking down a ban on sports betting, state gambling regulators are fighting suggestions by major sports leagues that gambling should be overseen at the federal level.

New York Times
May 24, 2018

In the wake of a United States Supreme Court ruling striking down a ban on sports betting, state gambling regulators are fighting suggestions by major sports leagues that gambling should be overseen at the federal level.

Boston Globe
May 24, 2018

The top gambling regulator in Massachusetts on Wednesday joined colleagues from several other states in rebuking the nation’s professional sports leagues over the future of sports betting, in particular rejecting requests that the teams share in the spoils of legalized wagering on their games.

U.S. News & World Report
May 16, 2018

There's a lot of work to be done and decisions to be made, starting with whether states will legalize the practice.

LV Sports Biz
May 15, 2018

First booze. Then pot. Now sports gambling.

AirTalk
May 15, 2018

The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.

Bis Now
May 15, 2018

Because states have now been given the freedom to design their own sports gambling framework, uncertainty reigns over just how much effect the ruling could have on commercial real estate.

Chicago Tribune
May 15, 2018

When the Loyola Ramblers reached the Final Four in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, you can be sure a lot of giddy alumni and other local fans were willing to put their money where their hearts were. But any bets that the Ramblers would upset Michigan in the semifinal — or at least beat the point spread — were placed outside the law in Illinois and 48 other states. Wagering on individual games is prohibited everywhere but Nevada.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
April 25, 2018

Esports is breaking yet another major barrier in the Las Vegas valley. Not only are fans able to watch major events in the new Esports Arena, but they can now bet on video games.

Washington Post
April 6, 2018

Since 2015, at least a dozen NBA teams, owners and players have invested heavily in the growing e-sports market, backing or buying competitive gaming teams around the globe. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, a dot-com pioneer who built a fortune in the tech world, opted for a different route. Instead of buying an e-sports team of his own, Cuban made a bet on betting, investing in a company called Unikrn that sets lines and takes wagers from around the world on e-sports competitions.

Casino .org
November 27, 2017

The Japanese government is systematically moving forward, albeit slowly, with legislation that will authorize the development of integrated gaming resorts, a major change for a country that has long prohibited casino gambling. And researchers from UNLV’s International Gaming Institute are helping Japanese officials prepare to build the best gaming industry possible.

Casino .org
November 27, 2017

The Japanese government is systematically moving forward, albeit slowly, with legislation that will authorize the development of integrated gaming resorts, a major change for a country that has long prohibited casino gambling. And researchers from UNLV’s International Gaming Institute are helping Japanese officials prepare to build the best gaming industry possible.