News: International Gaming Institute

Business and Community | October 31, 2017
UNLV class brings student-developed ideas to the market at the Global Gaming Expo trade show.
students gather around a robot
Research | October 17, 2017
Robot Automation for Dance Hackathon lets the mechanical men with the moves boogie to Michael Jackson.
Robert Rippee portait
Research | September 2, 2017
UNLV International Gaming Institute’s Robert Rippee, Jennifer Roberts, and Brett Abarbanel take the lead in researching esports, a new trend that turns video-game playing into a spectator sport.
Students in theater
Campus News | August 10, 2017
Step into the world of YES, where high school students meet team UNLV through project-based mentoring and a case-study analysis of the top industry right their backyards.
casino skyline during sunset
Business and Community | June 5, 2017
First-of-its-kind Young Executive Scholars experience to enhance pipeline of homegrown hospitality talent in Las Vegas.
Illustration of several people playing video games
Business and Community | April 3, 2017
Esports is moving from huddles around a computer to becoming the next big spectator sport — and resorts are betting that it’ll bring Millennials into casinos.
Brett Abarbanel
People | November 21, 2016
This UNLV Outstanding Graduate returns as faculty to expand and promote the gaming research she began as a student.
André Wilsenach and Jennifer Roberts
Business and Community | September 2, 2016
Center helps regulators and policymakers understand current issues and is establishing best regulatory practices.
Bo Bernhard speaks at a podium
Research | September 1, 2016
Bo Bernhard, executive director of the UNLV International Gaming Institute (IGI), recently joined Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on his trade mission to Australia to sign a memo-randum of understanding with the University of Sydney.
Bill Eadington and Bo Bernhard
People | June 22, 2016
UNLV International Gaming Institute head Bo Bernhard named Satre Chair in Gaming Studies at University of Nevada, Reno, advancing a collaborative effort between the two institutions.
Hotel guests gamble at the slots
Research | April 20, 2016
How the old papers of an esteemed accountant and the memories of a casino legend chart the shift in the casino model.
David Wedley
People | April 18, 2016
This Academic Success Center staffer says he feels a sense of accomplishment when he sees UNLV’s student-athletes graduate.