Institute for the Study of Gambling & Commercial Gaming

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Stay Tuned: the annual Executive Development Program will take place in Lake Tahoe
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About the Institute

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Established in 1989 as the first academically oriented program of its kind, the Institute has increased awareness about gambling and gaming issues through a comprehensive program that offers academic research and practical experience.

Suggested Literature

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The Institute has created a list of suggested literature that discuss various gambling and gaming topics including mathematical applications, casino management and administration, casino marketing and gambling addiction.


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The Institute offers students a number of opportunities to learn about the gaming and gambling industry. Programs include an undergraduate minor, MBA in Gaming Management and professional certification.

Conferences and Institutes

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International, national and regional expert-driven fora about gaming and gambling issues, as well as links to other research institutes.

Gaming Faculty & Staff

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The Institute is led by experts with decades of cumulative experience in the gaming industry and with backgrounds in accounting, economics and business.

Executive Development Program

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To help gaming executives build connections and foster growth: at Harvey's Lake Tahoe Casino and Resort.

Contact Us

Contact Institute for the Study of Gambling & Commercial Gaming (0025)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-6850

Fax (775) 784-1057