In The News: International Gaming Institute

Casino.org
July 31, 2022

Nevadians had no choice but to travel out of state this week to try their luck at the historic $1.337 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot. The state continues to forbid the sale of lottery tickets.

GGB News
July 18, 2022

Connecticut insists sportsbook and online gaming operators make the appropriate problem gambling tools available to bettors. The operators—the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, the Mohegan tribe and the Connecticut Lottery—are also required to offer gamblers the opportunity at self-exclusion.

Yogonet
July 11, 2022

Eliza Wiggins has recently joined the International Gaming Institute (IGI) of the University of Las Vegas, Nevada (UNLV) as Community Programs Manager.

Connecticut Public Radio
July 8, 2022

The state of Connecticut requires operators of sports betting and online casino gaming to make tools available to players who want to bet responsibly. The operators – the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, the Mohegan tribe, and the Connecticut Lottery – are also obligated to offer gamblers a way to formally opt out of betting.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 9, 2022

As some U.S. travelers adjust vacation plans amid high fuel costs and inflation, Las Vegas may benefit from pent-up demand and the destination’s value proposition, experts say.

The Street
May 27, 2022

A new owner for the Mirage likely means the end of its signature attraction. But fans have new hope.

Casino.org
May 27, 2022

This Memorial Day weekend could be one of the last holidays to watch the faux volcano explode in front of The Mirage. The Las Vegas Strip iconic attraction could soon be dismantled. Memories tied with it may fade, too, unless preservations succeed in their effort.

Casino.org
May 27, 2022

This Memorial Day weekend could be one of the last holidays to watch the faux volcano explode in front of The Mirage. The Las Vegas Strip iconic attraction could soon be dismantled. Memories tied with it may fade, too, unless preservations succeed in their effort.

The Street
May 23, 2022

One of the most recognizable parts of the famed Sin City road faces a wrecking ball.

Marketplace
May 13, 2022

After a rocky 2020, when lockdowns kept casinos closed or operating under restrictions, the gambling industry has recovered, and then some. Commercial gaming revenue – that includes in-person gambling, online gambling and sports betting – set an all time record in March, taking in more than $5.3 billion, according to the American Gaming Association.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
May 11, 2022

The Entertainment Capital of the World has been a draw for families with children during the pandemic, and hospitality insiders have differing opinions on whether tourists with little ones will keep flocking to Las Vegas.

New York Times
April 28, 2022

After a long-held stiff arm to Las Vegas, the N.F.L. has in short order selected the city to host a Pro Bowl, a Super Bowl and a draft.