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  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 89: Brian Nussbaum
    Just posted on the Podcasts page: 89-January 15, 2019 Brian Nussbam "Protecting Critical Infrastructure: Lessons From the Gaming Industry" In this January 15, 2019 Colloquium Talk, Nussbaum explores what other industries might learn from security and surveillance efforts in the gaming industry, and vice versa. He investigates both physical and… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 88: Tim Simpson
    The latest UNLV Gaming Podcast has been posted: 88-July 6, 2018 Tim Simpson"From Casino Wars to Casino Capitalism: Sovereignty and Gaming in Macau" In this July 6, 2018 Colloquium Talk, Simpson discusses how the former Portuguese city-state, and now Chinese Special Administrative Region, of Macau has been transformed into the… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 87: Michelle Malkin
    Just uploaded on the Podcast page: 87-June 8, 2018 Michelle Malkin “Gender and Gambling Motivated Crime” In this June 8, 2018 Colloquium Talk, Malkin examines the social, economic, and legal consequences of problem gamblers, with a focus on gender. Starting with an exploration of problem and women's gambling in history,… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 84: Kim Manh
    Just posted to the Podcast page: 84-December 13,2017 Kim Manh "The Determinants of Gaming Policy Diffusion and Expansion" In this December 13, 2017 Colloquium Talk, Manh builds on current policy diffusion literature to disucss the evolution of gaming policy adoption for both commercial and tribal jrusidictions. Listen to the audio… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 83: Colleen O'Neill
    Just posted on the Podcast page: 83-October 20, 2017Colleen O'Neill "Jobs and American Indian Sovereignty: The Challenge of Gaming" In this October 20, 2017 Colloquium Talk, O'Neill discusses the conflicy between labor unions and Native American tribes over the issue of Indian gaming and labor in 1990s California. Listen to… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 82: Massimo Leone
    Just posted on the UNLV Gaming Podcast page: 82-September 8, 2017 Massimo Leone "Praying and Gambling" In this September 8, 2017 Colloquium Talk, Leone Listen to the audio file (mp3) Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 81: Kelli Wood
    The latest UNLV Gaming Podcast has been uploaded: 81-August 4, 2017 Kelli Wood “A History of Play in Print: Paper Games from Cards to Candyland” In this August 4, 2017 Colloquium Tlak, Wood considers the history of printed games, focusing her discussion on two printers, Milton Bradley of 19th century… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 80: Mark Johnson
    Just posted, a new UNLV Gaming Podcast: 80-July 14, 2017 Mark Johnson "Comparing the Professionalization of Pro Gamblers and Pro Video Game Players" In this July 14, 2017 Colloquium Talk, Johnson dicusses the commonalities and differences in the practives and lives of professional gamblers and professional video game players. Listen… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 79: Stefan Al
    Just posted on the podcast page: 79-March 22, 2017 Stefan Al In this March 22, 2017 phone interview Stefan Al discusses his new book, The Strip: Las Vegas and the Architecture of the American Dream.\\In this March 22, 2017 phone interview Stefan Al discusses his new book, The Strip: Las… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 78: Jessalyn R. Strauss
    Just uploaded: the latest UNLV Gaming Podcast. A must for anyone who is curious about casino public relations: 78-January 26, 2017 Jessalyn R. Strauss “Promoting Las Vegas: Stories and Strategies of Casino Press Releases” In this January 25, 2017 Colloquium Talk, Strauss discusses how casino press releases reflected the efoorts… Read more »
  • Updated: 5 Nevada Monthly Reports
    Now with data through October 2016: Nevada Gaming Statistics: The Last Six Months  Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, May to October 2016 Nevada Gaming Statistics: October Historical Comparison  Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of October, 2007-2016 Nevada Table Games:… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 77: Dan Lubin
    Just uploaded: 77-November 30, 2016 Dan Lubin In this November 30, 2016 interview, Dan Lubin, author of The Essentials of Casino Game Design: From the Cocktail Napkin to the Casino Floor discusses the game design process. Listen to the audio file Buy the book--ShopLVA.com Buy the book--Amazon Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 76: David G. Schwartz
    076_schwartz.mp3076_schwartz.mp376 is posted: 76-September 9, 2016 David G. Schwartz "Hazard All He Hath": Shakespeare's Gambling World In this September 9, 2016 First Folio Shakespeare colloquium , Schwartz discusses the place of gambling in English society in Shakespeare's time, games that were played, and gambling in Shakespeare's plays. Listen to the… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 75: Paul Franke
    Just posted in iTunes and on the podcast page: 75-August 15, 2016 Paul Franke "The Making of the Las Vegas Consumption Experience in a Historical Perspective" In this August 15 talk, Franke discusses how casino managers and personnel created Las Vegas as a center for a new form of gambling-related… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 74: Chloe Taft
    Just posted: 74-August 4, 2016 Chloe Taft Author interview In this August 3, 2016 phone conversation, Taft discusses her book From Steel to Slots, an examination of the transition from Bethlehem Steel to Sands Bethlehem in the northeast Pennsylvania manufacturing city. Listen to the audio file (mp3) From Steel to… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 73: Scott Boylan
    Just posted:  73-April 20, 2016 Scott Boylan“The Evolution of Gaming Revenue in Nevada” In this April 20, 2016 talk, Boylan traces the shifts in gaming revenue in Nevada, with a focus on the work of accountant Charles Hirsch and IGT founder Si Redd. Listen to the audio file (mp3) View… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 72: Danielle Seid
    Just posted! The latest UNLV Gaming Podcast, featuring Eadginton Fellow Danielle Seid: 72-December 21, 2015 Danielle Seid “Forgotten Femmes, Forgotten War: The Kim Sisters’ Dis-Appearance from American Screen and Scene" In this December 21, 2015, Gaming Research Colloquium talk, Seid explores the complicated legacy of popular Korean-American girl group the… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 71: Jonathan Cohen
    The latest UNLV Gaming Podcast has just been posted here and in iTunes:  71-December 3, 2015 Jonathan Cohen "'This Could Be Your Ticket Out': Social Mobility in the Age of Jackpot Capitalism" In this December 3, 2015, Gaming Research Colloquium talk, Cohen considers the emergence of states lotteries in the… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 70: Alex Kupfer
    The latest UNLV Gaming Podcast is now available: 70-November 16, 2015 Alex Kupfer “The Biggest Game on TV: Benny Binion, the WSOP, and the Nostalgic Construction of Poker’s Past” In this November 16, 2015 Gaming Research Colloquium talk, Kupfer discusses the origins and evolution of the televised World Series of… Read more »
  • UNLV Gaming Podcast 69: Monica Steinberg
    The latest UNLV Gaming Podcast has been posted: 69-June 30, 2015 Monica Steinberg "Enchantments with Chance and Risk: Los Angeles-Based Artists Looking to Las Vegas in the Post-War Era" In this June 30, 2015 Gaming Research Colloquium talk, Steinberg discusses the experience of a group of Angelo artists who visited… Read more »

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