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UNLV Gaming Podcast 41: Kathryn Rand and Steven Light

By David G. Schwartz on March 29, 2012 10:41 AM | Permalink

41-March 29, 2012
Kathryn R.L. Rand and Steven Andrew Light
This talk, "Gambling Law and Legal Education: Educating Lawyers, Forming Identities," was delivered at Boyd Gaming School on March 27, 2012 as part of the gaming law program's continuing commitment to legal education. Rand and Light are the co-directors of the Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy at the University of North Dakota.

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UNLV Gaming Podcast 39: Jessalynn Strauss

By David G. Schwartz on March 15, 2012 2:36 PM | Permalink


We've got a new podcast up:


39-March 14, 2012
Jessalynn R. Strauss
Strauss is an assistant professor at Xavier University. Her teaching and research interests include public relations, corporate social responsibility, nonprofit organizations, and the history and culture of Las Vegas. She recently completed a dissertation examining corporate social responsibility in the Las Vegas casino industry. Her colloquium talk examines the history of public relations and promotions by Las Vegas casinos.

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UNLV Gaming Podcast 38: Rick Santoro

By David G. Schwartz on January 31, 2012 12:44 PM | Permalink

Santoro is a thirty-year verteran of casino security who has worked executive protection, conducted investigations, and managed security departments for two of the biggest names in the business, Steve Wynn and Donald Trump. In this January 31, 2012 interview, Santoro discusses his career in casino security, issues facing casinos and other public and private sector organizations today, and, his security/risk management consultancy.

UNLV Gaming Podcast 36: Thomas Norman

By David G. Schwartz on December 8, 2011 4:55 PM | Permalink

In this Gaming Research Colloquium talk, Thomas Norman discusses his research. Norman is a Fellow in economics at Magdalen College, Oxford. His research is in game theory, and his project at UNLV is the game-theoretic study of poker. In particular, his work extends a standard model of poker to the case where players can bet any amount from their stack, and analyzes how this modification alters game-theoretic predictions. More more information visit

UNLV Gaming Podcast 35: Paul Steelman

By David G. Schwartz on November 29, 2011 9:20 AM | Permalink

In this November 8 interview, Sarno Award-winning casino architect Paul Steelman reflects on his career in the field and shares his thoughts on Atlantic City, Las Vegas, and several other casino jurisidictions. Part I of II. For more information, see

UNLV Gaming Podcast 33: William R. Eadington

By David G. Schwartz on November 2, 2011 12:00 PM | Permalink

In this November 2, 2011 interview following his induction into the Gaming Hall of Fame, Professor Eadington reflects on his career in gaming studies, starting with his youth in Orange County, California, continuing through his decision to pursue a career in economics and his subsequent emphasis on gambling and casinos, and finishing with his thoughts on the future of gaming studies. Among the topics Dr. Eadington discusses are the foundation and development of the International Conference on Gambling and Risk-Taking, the expansion of gambling in the past decades, and the changes he has seen in the study of gambling over his 40-year career.