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June 2016 Monthly Update
What's happening at the Center: new reports, papers, podcasts, events, and more.

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Out Now! Tales from the Pit: Casino Table Games Managers in Their Own Words

Tales from the Pit

The latest book from the UNLV Gaming Press is a collection of oral history interviews that chronicle the changing world of table games management. 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 roster of 2015-16 fellows is available on the Fellowships page.


Upcoming Events

August 15, 2016, 3 PM
Paul Franke Colloquium Talk
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UNLV Gaming Podcast Latest Podcasts

73-April 20, 2016
Scott Boylan
“The Evolution of Gaming Revenue in Nevada” | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

72-December 21, 2015
Danielle Seid
“Forgotten Femmes, Forgotten War: The Kim Sisters’ Dis-Appearance from American Screen and Scene" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

71-December 3, 2015
Jonathan Cohen
"'This Could Be Your Ticket Out': Social Mobility in the Age of Jackpot Capitalism" | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

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)

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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 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 May 2016
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, November 2015 to April 2016

Nevada Gaming Statistics: April Historical Comparison Most Recent Month
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of April, 2007-2016


Papers

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"

33: Jonathan D. Cohen. "State Lotteries and the New American Dream"

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"

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