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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.

The roster of 2015-16 fellows is available on the Fellowships page.

Recent Updates

November 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

December 3rd, 2015, 3 PM
Jonathan Cohen Colloquium Talk
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December 21, 2015, 3 PM
Danielle Seid Colloquium Talk
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 3 PM
Scott Boylan Colloquium Talk
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August 15, 2016, 3 PM
Paul Franke Colloquium Talk
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UNLV Gaming Podcast Latest Podcasts

70-November 16, 2015
Alex Kupfer
“The Biggest Game on TV: Benny Binion, the WSOP, and the Nostalgic Construction of Poker’s Past” | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

69-June 30, 2015
Monica Steinberg
"Enchantments with Chance and Risk" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

68-May 14,2015
Celeste Chamberland
"An Enchanting Witchcraft" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

67-April 15, 2015
John Hunt "Betting on the Triple Crown" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

66-March 18, 2015
Laurie Arnold 
"Indian Gaming, American Anxiety" | 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
Monthly statewide and national revenue data for online gaming


Nevada Gaming Revenues

Nevada Gaming Statistics: The Last Six Months Updated October 2015
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, April to September 2015

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



32: John Hunt. "Betting on the Papal Election in Sixteenth-Century Rome"

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"

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