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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.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2015-16 Fellowship cycle.

The roster of 2014-15 fellows is available here (pdf).

Get more information on the Fellowships page.

Recent Updates

March 2015 Monthly Update
What's happening at the Center: new reports, papers, podcasts, events, and more.

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CGR Annual Report 2014
The Center's comprehensive year in review: a look back at new and continuing projects and programs

Upcoming Events

April 15, 3 PM
John Hunt Colloquium Talk
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May 14, 3 PM
Celeste Chamberland Colloquim Talk
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June 30, 3 PM
Monica Steinberg Colloquium Talk
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UNLV Gaming Podcast Latest Podcasts

66-March 18, 2015
Laurie Arnold 
"Indian Gaming, American Anxiety" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

65-January 15, 2015
Catherine Borg
"Scouted: An Inadvertent Archive from the Search for a Cinematic Vegas" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

64-November 18, 2014
Jack Harpster
"The Curious Life of Nevada's Lavere Redfield"
Listen to the audio file (mp3)

63-May 30, 2014
Richard Williams, “Erle Stanley Gardner in Las Vegas” | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

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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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Spotlight on...

United States Online Gaming Updated January 2015
Monthly statewide and national revenue data for online gaming


Nevada Gaming Revenues

Nevada Gaming Statistics: The Last Six Months Updated February 2015
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, August 2014 to January 2015

Nevada Gaming Statistics: January Historical Comparison Most Recent Month
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures for the month of January, 2006-2015



31: Catherine Borg: "Scouted: An Inadvertent Archive from the Search for a Cinematic Vegas"

30: Stefan Al: "Casino Architecture Wars: A History of How Las Vegas Developers Compete with Architectural Design"

29: Michelle Minton: "The Original Intent of the Wire Act and Its Implications for State-based Legalization of Internet Gambling"

28: Brian Beaton: "Can Gaming Be Used in the Nonprofit Sector for More than Fundraising?"

27: Robert MIller. "The Construction of Spatial Imaginaries: Luxury, Spectacle, Cosmopolitanism, and the Formation of the Casino-Resort"

26: David T. Courtwright, "Learning from Las Vegas: Gambling, Technology, Capitalism, and Addiction"

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