With the $256,000 funding from GVC Holdings, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) will offer online industry training programs for gaming and regulation.
Through its non-profit arm GVC Foundation US, British sports betting and gambling company GVC Holdings is helping UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law to develop new programs for jobs and positions in the gaming industry.
According to reports, the course will feature eight online classes, all of which will begin in Q1 and Q2 2021 and will be created, managed, and taught by instructors experienced in the world of gaming.
Daniel W. Hamilton, Dean of the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, said:
“UNLV Boyd is located in the international capital of gaming and we are delighted to create this program open to all. Thanks to a gift from the GVC Foundation, gaming professionals around the globe can learn from those who are engaged in cutting-edge research on gaming and regulation.”
Spearheading the classes are experts and experienced instructors, namely:
Simon Planzer, PHD, gaming lawyer
Alan Feldman, fellow in responsible gaming at International Gaming Institute of UNLV
Dayvid Figler, lawyer
Keith Miller, professor
Anthony Cabot, fellow in gaming law at UNLV
Uri Clinton, former president and COO of MGM Empire City Casino, New York
Expected from the courses, on the other hand, are key topics like gaming law and regulation, legal and operational environment for sports betting, player accountability and corporate social responsibility (CSR, introduction to gaming operations, and public policy and comparative study of gaming laws and regulation, among others.
Meanwhile, GVC Foundation US worked with the UNLV in July this year to launch a study on the impact of betting and iGaming.
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