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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the program is full.

Admission Policies

The LL.M. in Gaming Law and Regulation is a graduate law degree, and admission will require a Juris Doctor (JD) degree or for international candidates the first degree of law required to teach or practice law in their home country.


Application for the LL.M. program can be completed online through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) or via the PDF application form.


Personal Statement
In 2 - 3 pages please describe why you are applying to Boyd Law at UNLV, what you hope to do with the education you would like to receive, and how you will contribute to the program.


A resume/CV outlining professional and educational experiences is required.


Official transcripts are required for all programs attended. For current JD or graduate students, we will require a current transcript to date. JD transcripts should include a class rank.

Transcripts are considered official when they are received directly from the university, or in a university sealed envelope from the applicant. International transcripts are required to be evaluated, and can be done through LSAC, or for those choosing to use the paper-application can use WES to provide a course-by-course evaluation.


Letters of Recommendation
Two letters of recommendation are required for admission. Applicants can have their recommenders write narrative letters of recommendation, or complete the UNLV Recommendation Form. Recommendations can be from supervisors, mentors, professors, co-workers, or others that can talk about your experience in the field. Applicants are encouraged to provide recommendations from professionals working in the area of the applied program.


Testing Requirement
Applicants to the LL.M. program are not required to take an entrance exam. The LSAT will not be considered for admission.
International applicants are required to demonstrate English proficiency by taking the TOEFL or IELTS exam. The admissions committee may also require a video interview as part of the admissions process.


Application Fee
Application to the LL.M. program will require a $100 application fee.

Make checks or money orders payable to:
Board of Regents

Send application fee and all official transcripts to:

William S. Boyd School of Law | Office of Admissions
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 451003
Las Vegas, NV 89154-1003

All other admission materials may be emailed to: