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"In the Shade of the Royal Oak" explores UNLV's historic gaming literature from the 17th and 18th centuries.
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BYU professor presents Eadington lecture on the research he uncovered at UNLV Libraries.
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Gaming Research In The News
According to figures from the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Silver State casinos raked in $1,230,165,971, the highest figure for the casinos since they beat gamblers for $1,164,875,043 in October 2007.
The pandemic-driven absence of international flights to and from Las Vegas has removed one of the gaming industry’s most lucrative business segments, leading airport leaders, tourism officials and gaming insiders to push for the U.S. to reopen for travel from key destinations.
Before stepping foot in a casino in 2021, there are cameras ready to take temperatures and, in some cases, identify guests. It’s the kind of technology that even in 2019 would have seemed foreign to casino visitors but has now become the new normal because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Activities involving esports and consequently betting on esports lack regulatory frameworks in many jurisdictions mostly due to “fear of the unknown,” said Chris Kissack, head of esports for Digital Isle of Man, during a webinar for the 2021 edition of Gaming Global Expo Asia (G2E Asia).
The dog racing "mecca" of Florida ran its final greyhound contests Thursday night as the gambling mainstay strides closer to its potential demise across America.
Not many people know this, as beginners to the online casino and gambling world, but payouts within casino games will always favour the casino house. The edge does differ from casino to casino, however some table games on particular bets will favour the house by as much as 10% and more! It is pretty crazy to think about it like that we know, however this is another reason as to why casinos will manage to stay in business, due to the generation of profits that are made this way.