In The News: International Gaming Institute

Newswise
May 8, 2019

The arena brimmed with spectators. Each of the 17,000 seats were filled with fans eagerly watching the video game battle play out on the big screen. Sounds like a successful event, right? But there was one minor problem: the esports fans wanted more seats.

El Tiempo
May 2, 2019

Attaching a hotel-casino to a convention center was going to be a "money loser". That was conventional wisdom before The Venetian opened on the Strip 20 years ago this week.

Asia Gaming Brief
May 2, 2019

Macau casino operator Sands China has continued its responsible gaming training course in Macau, educating its team members on how to create a positive environment at all its properties.

Macau Convention and Exhibition Economy Journal
May 2, 2019

As the leading integrated resort operator in Macau, Sands China Limited has been committed to giving back to the Macao community and is committed to enhancing the implementation of the “Golden Sand Care” Global Corporate Citizenship Program and the “ Project Protect ” initiative. Residents' physical and mental health and a positive environment will actively contribute to the Australian community.

Chicago Tribune
May 1, 2019

Professional sports teams historically have taken an arm’s-length approach to gambling, but after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year overturned a prohibition on state-sanctioned sports betting, the Cubs, White Sox, Bulls and Blackhawks are ready to embrace it — if their respective leagues get a piece of the action.

WalletHub
April 29, 2019

Gambling exists in every state, even Hawaii and Utah, where gambling is prohibited by law. But not all gamblers are the same. “Recreational” or “social” gamblers, for instance, buy the occasional lottery ticket, take the rare casino trip or bet small stakes in fantasy sports. But they also are mentally able to quit at any point and prevent catastrophic financial loss.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 29, 2019

Attaching a hotel-casino to a convention center was a money loser. That was the conventional wisdom before The Venetian opened on the Strip 20 years ago this week.

TheStreet
April 15, 2019

TheStreet has been covering esports from what investors need to know about the new sector to the diversity within it.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
April 15, 2019

Several Walmart stores in Nevada will be rolling out the robots, the company announced. The robots will be cleaning floors and stocking shelves.

Men's Health
March 25, 2019

Legalized sports betting may be like vitamins for your social life.

Men's Health
March 25, 2019

Legalized sports betting may be like vitamins for your social life.

Reuters
March 12, 2019

ESPN will hold its first ever college championship for competitive video gaming later this year, the TV sports network said on Tuesday, a high-profile esports event aimed at younger fans who spend more time with game controllers than baseball bats or hockey sticks.