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Updated: 5 Nevada Reports (May 2018)

By David G. Schwartz on June 29, 2018 5:15 PM | Permalink

Now including data from May 2018:

Nevada Gaming Statistics: The Last Six Months 
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, December 2017 to May 2018

Nevada Gaming Statistics: May Historical Comparison 
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of May, 2009-2018

Nevada Table Games: Historical Hold Percentage Variations 
Annual hold percentage averages, with monthly maximum and minimums, 2004-18

Nevada Slot Machines: Historical Hold Percentage Variations 
Annual and Monthly Hold Percentages, 2004-2018

Nevada Poker, 2004-2018 
An Analysis of Monthly Statewide Results

New Book: Tales from the Slot Floor

By David G. Schwartz on June 25, 2018 11:34 AM | Permalink

The latest UNLV Gaming Press book is now available:

Slot machines are the backbone of most casinos. They earn the most money and determine the physical layout of the casino floor. The management of slot machines, which includes overseeing employees, selecting machines, designing the playing space, resolving customer disputes, and conducting analyses to improve operations, is a challenging field whose complexity has grown as the machines themselves have become more sophisticated.

To better document the current issues in slot management—and the change the field has seen over the past four decades—the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Gaming Research conducted an oral history project. Those interviewed were at all stages of their careers.

UNLV Gaming Podcast 87: Michelle Malkin

By David G. Schwartz on June 8, 2018 3:56 PM | Permalink

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, she analyzes how the approaches to possible criminal consequences of gambling motivated crime challenge traditional criminal justice assumptions about gender and crime.

Listen to the audio file (mp3)


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