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Out Now! Sports Wagering in America: Policies, Economics, and Regulation

Sports Wagering in America

The latest book from the UNLV Gaming Press is a look at the laws and economics around sports betting in the United State. Learn more here or go directly to Amazon to buy a copy.

Eadington Fellowships

Awarded since 2007 and renamed in honor of William R. Eadington in 2013, the Eadington Fellowships are intended to foster scholarship focused on gambling issues and to encourage the use of the rare and unique collections at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

The 2018-9 application cycle is now open. Learn more on the Fellowships page.

Upcoming Events

June 8, 2pm, Goldfield Room
“Gender and Gambling Motivated Crime”
Michelle Malkin Colloquium Talk

July 6, 2 pm, Goldfield Room
“Enclaves, Sovereignty, and Gaming: A Comparative Perspective”  
Tim Simpson Colloquium Talk


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UNLV Gaming Podcast Latest Podcasts

86-January 18, 2018
Dana Herrera & Cynthia Van Gilder
“Playing Paradise: The California Hotel and Hawaiian Tourist Imaginaries” | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

85-December 18, 2017
Shira Chess
Ready Player Two: Women Gamers and Designed Identity | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

84-December 13, 2017
Kim Manh
"The Determinants of Gaming Policy Diffusion and Expansion" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

83-October 20, 2017
Colleen O'Neill
"Jobs and American Indian Sovereignty: The Challenge of Gaming" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

82-September 8, 2017
Massimo Leone
"Praying and Gambling" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

Who we are

UNLV Lied Library

The Center for Gaming Research, inside UNLV's Lied Library, provides support for scholarly inquiry into all aspects of gambling, including the business of gaming, its economic and social impacts and its historical and cultural manifestations.

For statistics by state, visit the Jurisdictions page. For historical information on gaming corporations, visit the Companies Page.

The Reports page includes data on gaming at local, statewide, and national levels and a list of gambling-related dissertations, among other material.

The Occasional Paper Series features more in-depth academic work, and the Podcast page includes recordings of lectures and interviews with gaming executives and scholars.

To learn more about the Center's recent work, view the latest monthly update or visit the Update page.

For more information, visit the About page.

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United States Commercial Casino Gaming: Monthly Revenues
Monthly combined win totals for (nearly) every U.S. commercial casino and racino jurisdiction

Nevada Gaming Revenues

Nevada Gaming Statistics: The Last Six Months Updated April 2018
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, October 2017 to March 2018

Nevada Gaming Statistics: March Historical Comparison Most Recent Month
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures for the month of March, 2009-2018


39: Paul Franke: "Of the Rat Pack, Ashtrays, Cocktail Napkins, and Grateful Losers: The Making of the Las Vegas Experience as a Historical Process in the 20th Century"

38: Danielle Seid. "Forgotten Femmes, Forgotten War: The Kim Sisters’ Disappearance from American Screen and Scene"

37: Laurie Arnold. "Contextualizing Indian Gaming for the National Gambling Impact Study Commission"

36: Celeste Chamblerland. "An Enchanting Witchcraft: Masculinity, Melancholy, and the Pathology of Gaming in Early Modern London"

35:Oliver Lovat. "Elvis Who? Understanding, Attracting and Retaining the Next Generation of Las Vegas Customers"

34: Scott Boylan. "Nevada Gaming Revenue: A Comparative Analysis of Slots and Tables"

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