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Eadington Fellowships
The Center is now accepting applications for the 2014-15 academic year. Get more information on the Fellowships page.


Recent Updates

April 2014 Monthly Update
What's happening at the Center: new reports, papers, podcasts, events, and more.

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CGR Annual Report 2013
The Center's comprehensive year in review: a look back at new and continuing projects and programs

2013-14 Gaming Research Fellows
Official announcement via the UNLV NewsCenter.

2013 UNLV-Colliers Mid-Year Report


Upcoming Events

2014

April 27, 4 PM
Author Event: Danielle Gomes

May 15, 3 PM
Stefan Al Gaming Research Colloquium
"Casino Architecture Wars: A History of How Las Vegas Developers Compete with Architectural Design."

May 30, 3 PM
Richard Williams Gaming Research Colloquium:
“Erle Stanley Gardner in Las Vegas”

More events


UNLV Gaming Podcast Latest Podcasts

61-April 11, 2014
Stephen Andrade, Gaming Research Colloquium | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

60-April 3, 2014
Matias Karekallas, Gaming Research Colloquium | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

59-March 27, 2014
Lee Scrivner, Gaming Research Colloquium | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

58-March 21, 2014
Robert Miller. Gaming Research Colloquium | 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...

 

Nevada Gaming Revenues

Nevada Gaming Statistics: The Last Six Months Updated March 2014
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, September 2013 to February 2014

Nevada Gaming Statistics: February Comparison Most Recent Month
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures for the month of February, 2005-2014

 

Papers

24: Michelle Robinson. "Billy Graham Comes to Las Vegas: Faith at Work on the Strip"

23: Davor Jedlicka. "Gaming Opportunities, Attractions, and Monorail Ridership in Las Vegas"

22: David J. Hart. "Shipwreck with Speculator: Early Modern Representations of Risk and Gambling"

21: Stephen Andrade. "Visual Metaphor in Games of Chance: What You See is What You Play"

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