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US – The Entain Foundation US to fund UNLV research

The Entain Foundation US is to fund the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) for a pioneering betting and gaming research initiative which, for the first time in the States, combines scientific research with operational expertise to apply best practice in responsible gambling, policy, and health. The Entain Foundation US is a not-for-profit organisation funded…

US – Entain, co-owner of BetMGM, teams with UNLV to launch Women’s Innovation Igniter

Entain and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas have announced a new, groundbreaking partnership to launch the Women’s Innovation Igniter. The first-of-its-kind academic, technology, innovation and mentoring program is designed to provide UNLV undergraduate and graduate women with a pathway toward successful careers in the sports betting, gaming, and technology industries. Entain is the global…

Sweden – Casino Cosmopol praised for its work during start of pandemic

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.’ The casino’s decision making during the start of the pandemic has been analysed by UNLV gaming researchers in Las Vegas who…

US – Caesars and UNLV open incubator space for casino technology

Black Fire Innovation, UNLV’s new incubator space for integrated resort technology has now opened at the Harry Reid Research & Technology Park, attracting dignitaries for the official opening and ribbon-cutting of the debut building at the UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park in Las Vegas. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, former US Senate Majority Leader…

Sports betting US: high level view of the federal situation

G3 speaks to Jennifer Roberts, Associate Director, International Centre for Gaming Regulation and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, about the evolving regulatory environment swirling around sports betting in the United States.   Since PASPA was overturned things have moved pretty quickly. Could you describe the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision on the gambling market…

US – Caesars to create Innovative Technology Hub to test gaming concepts

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and Caesars Entertainment have announced the creation of “Black Fire Innovation,” a technology hub where new gaming and hospitality concepts will be created and tested in a 43,000 square-foot innovation space that will include elements of mock hotel rooms, a casino floor and sportsbook, an esports arena and virtual…

US – ECA and UNLV announce pan-Atlantic partnership with Gender Diversity Scholarship with Clarion and AGEM

In an effort to promote diversity and best practices in the global gaming industry, the European Casino Association (ECA), Clarion Gaming, and the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) have partnered up with the Executive Development Program (EDP) to offer the first-ever Clarion- ECA-AGEM EDP gender diversity scholarship; together, the organizations will award one aspiring…

Japan – The Japanese government is asking all the right questions

Japan’s tourism economy is about to undergo a massive shift, potentially introducing $10bn in integrated resorts, and according to researchers at UNLV’s International Gaming Institute (IGI), the Japanese government is asking all the right questions. Japanese government officials and business leaders commissioned research from IGI’s Bo Bernhard, Brett Abarbanel, and Jennifer Roberts as well as…

US – Station hosts event to test five student games

Station Casinos’ top players have met UNLV student game inventors in an ‘Only in Vegas’ event that featured five newly created table games straight out of the university’s Center for Gaming Innovation. The center, supported through a grant from the state’s Knowledge Fund, helps students develop gaming concepts into commercially viable gaming products and builds…