In The News: International Gaming Institute

Associated Press
February 26, 2019

Casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company was fined a record $20 million by Nevada gambling regulators on Tuesday for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year ago.

February 20, 2019

After losing in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals, an emotional LeBron James smashed a whiteboard in the Cleveland Cavaliers locker room, breaking his right hand. His play faltered in the subsequent three games that the Golden State Warriors also won for a clean sweep. Yet, the injury wasn’t made public until after the finals were over.
January 20, 2019

US authorities have begun an effort to ban all forms of internet gambling, reversing course from a 2011 decision and imperiling a burgeoning online wagering sector in several American states.

January 15, 2019

The 23-page opinion interprets the federal Wire Act, which was originally enacted in 1961.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 18, 2018

When the MGM Grand opened 25 years ago Tuesday, it was the largest hotel in the world and launched an era of growth that forever changed Southern Nevada.

Top 10 Casino Websites
December 3, 2018

The global land based and online casino industry is evolving at such a fast race that it is vitally important for gaming operators to stay abreast of the latest trends, technology and marketing strategies in order for them to survive and do better than their competition.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 19, 2018

UNLV’s International Center for Gaming Regulation is forming a regulators forum to discuss sports betting policy issues.

Education Dive
October 1, 2018

At 30,000-square-feet, it’s small stakes by Vegas standards, but the Esports Arena at the Luxor shows an industry on the rise. Visitors, many of whom are locals, pay to play at more than 100 PCs and consoles set in rows and clusters throughout the two-level space.

September 25, 2018

It is the first strike against sexual harassment in over a hundred years. On September 18 in ten US cities - Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Orlando, San Francisco and Durham - McDonald's employees took to the streets, asking the main chain US and global catering industry to do more to combat the problem of harassment in the workplace.

Macau Times
September 24, 2018

Nearly 100 Sands China team members attended the company’s annual Advanced Responsible Gaming Ambassador training program on Thursday and Friday at Conrad Macao, Cotai Central. This program was organized for team members to become responsible gaming ambassadors with enhanced knowledge of gambling problems and awareness of the importance of responsible gaming.

Vegas PBS
August 22, 2018

Booming nationwide, this competitive, professional world of video gaming is attracting a lot of attention, especially in our community. Booming nationwide, this

NBC News
August 14, 2018

On a recent sweltering afternoon in Las Vegas, the action at the sports book at Mandalay Bay seemed cool — there was baseball and horse racing, but the NFL preseason had just begun and the NBA preseason was weeks away.