UNLV
Center for Gaming Research
UNLVGamingReseach on Facebook UNLVGaming on Twitter
 
UNLV Home UNLV home Center for Gaming Research University Librarites

Latest News from the Center

RSS Subscribe to the Center for Gaming Research RSS feed | RSS Feed



eConnect Associate Analyst

The Center is now accepting applications for the Sping 2015 semester's eConnect Associate Analyst. This is a fantastic opportunity for UNLV undergraduates.

For more information and to apply, visit the eConnect Associate Analyst page.


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 2014-15 fellows is available here (pdf).

Get more information on the Fellowships page.


Recent Updates

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

Subscribe to the Update

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.


Upcoming Events

January 15, 3PM
Catherine Borg Colloquium Talk

March 18, 3 PM
Laurie Arnold Colloquium Talk

April 15, 3 PM
John Hunt Colloquium Talk

May 14, 3 PM
Celeste Chamberland Colloquim Talk

June 30, 3 PM
Monica Steinberg Colloquium Talk

More events


UNLV Gaming Podcast Latest Podcasts

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

62-May 15, 2014
Stefan Al, Gaming Research Colloquium | Listen to the audio file (mp3)

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)

Listen to more podcasts


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.

RSS Subscribe to the Center for Gaming Research Bing news feed


Spotlight on...

United States Online Gaming New June 2014
Monthly statewide and national revenue data for online gaming

 

Nevada Gaming Revenues

Nevada Gaming Statistics: The Last Six Months Updated November 2014
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, May to October 2014

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

 

Papers

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"

25: Diana Tracy Cohen, "Family-Friendly Las Vegas: An Analysis of Time and Space"

more papers


© 2014 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Do not copy or reuse without permission.

Last modified Wednesday, 26-Nov-2014 15:23:43 PST