International Gaming Institute News
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Current International Gaming Institute News
UNLV gaming researcher explores the potential impacts of cheating in a burgeoning industry.
UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.
Shekinah Hoffman leads a rigorous program for mentoring youth in under-resourced communities.
Former Nevada Gaming Control Board chairwoman will study policy and regulatory issues related to legal sports wagering.
Native Aruban Aron Kock found inspiration to come to the UNLV Center for Gaming Innovation in a pile of mango leaves.
International Gaming Institute In The News
Students at Ohio State University will soon be able to turn their love of video games into a career. This fall, the state flagship university plans to launch a bachelor of science degree in esports.
PROFESSIONAL wrestler Eddie Guerrero is credited with coining the phrase, “If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying.”
The light beam piercing the clouds above the Luxor for years beckoned tourists to a traditional casino landscape of slots, card tables and smoky corners of the night club scene.
A study at the University of Nevada Las Vegas has found that fans of eSports competitive video gaming have mixed feelings about cheating—an issue that will need to be addressed if casinos are going to embrace betting on eSports matches.
The casino floor will have all the trappings — glowing slots and felt-covered game tables. The sportsbook will have a tote board for posting odds and windows good enough to receive wagers. An esports arena will have game paraphernalia and video screens.
The Philippines gaming regulatory agency says its gross revenue has jumped more than 11 percent in the first four months of the year, with income totaling PHP25.09 billion ($482.5 million).