In The News: International Gaming Institute

CasinoBeats
July 21, 2020

Galaxy Gaming has unveiled a strengthening of its relationship with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas after announcing the acquisition of Baccarat Fightback from first-year master’s student Tiange Xu.

Casino.Org
July 21, 2020

There’s something so luxuriating about walking into a casino. Being greeted by the sweet aroma of excitement and the bright, glittering lights promising you a slice of heaven if you play your cards right.

CDC Gaming Reports, Inc.
July 16, 2020

Casinos across the United States are adopting a “show, don’t tell” approach as they work to convince the public they’re safe places to visit and work. From outfitting cleaning crews in bright uniforms and requiring face masks to enforcing social-distancing guidelines, casinos are taking a variety of steps to bounce back from their first-ever nationwide shutdown.

CDC Gaming Reports
July 15, 2020

Swedish casino operator Casino Cosmopol has been praised for its work having remained operational longer than most casinos during the onset of the coronavirus pandemic with its ‘Corona Chat’ being hailed a ‘game changer.’

Casino.Org
July 10, 2020

Nevada lawmakers gathered in Carson City Wednesday to begin a state legislature special session. As government officials look to address a $1.2 billion budget shortfall, they heard from proponents of problem gaming services who are critical of a proposed cut in the program’s funding.

CAL FUSSMAN
July 8, 2020

No city may be more vulnerable to the coronavirus than Las Vegas. Every year it was inviting 42 million people in for dinner. The city’s economy is dependent on those visitors, and Cal looks at the history of Las Vegas for a clue as to how the city might reinvent itself after the virus subsides. Entrepreneur Tom Breitling, author of the book Double or Nothing, and some of his friends explain why they’re betting on a big Vegas comeback. This podcast offers lessons in reinvention and hints at why Las Vegas may be the place to be in 2022.

CAL FUSSMAN
July 8, 2020

No city may be more vulnerable to the coronavirus than Las Vegas. Every year it was inviting 42 million people in for dinner. The city’s economy is dependent on those visitors, and Cal looks at the history of Las Vegas for a clue as to how the city might reinvent itself after the virus subsides. Entrepreneur Tom Breitling, author of the book Double or Nothing, and some of his friends explain why they’re betting on a big Vegas comeback. This podcast offers lessons in reinvention and hints at why Las Vegas may be the place to be in 2022.

Yogonet
July 2, 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), from its International Gaming Institute, announced a major new study Tuesday that will assess the U.S. sports betting and online gambling markets to try to respond to several questions about the possible impacts, both negative and positive, of its legalization throughout the country.

Yogonet
July 2, 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), from its International Gaming Institute, announced a major new study Tuesday that will assess the U.S. sports betting and online gambling markets to try to respond to several questions about the possible impacts, both negative and positive, of its legalization throughout the country.

CalvinAyre.com
July 1, 2020

There have been a number of studies conducted over the years to explore the impact of gambling on both the individual and society. The results, when viewed with open eyes, have consistently revealed that the activity is relatively innocuous compared to other things (alcohol consumption can be much more damaging, both from a financial and a health perspective), and a new study is beginning that looks to provide more insight on two specific areas of the gambling ecosystem, online and sports gambling. The study is getting underway now and is expected to be one of the most detailed investigative operations conducted on the subjects.

Las Vegas Sun
June 5, 2020

Employees at the Bellagio applauded today as the first guests returned to the resort after the coronavirus crisis shut down the Las Vegas Strip for more than two months.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 5, 2020

Las Vegas is returning to its value destination roots during the coronavirus pandemic, with hotels offering free parking, waived resort fees and discounted room rates to bring tourists back to Nevada.