eSports and eSports Wagering


Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
8:00am to 5:00pm


The UNLV International Gaming Institute



This 1-day intensive program covers the fundamentals of eSports and eSports wagering.

Taught by faculty from the Boyd School of Law and the International Gaming Institute, the program will provide tactical insights for gaming operators, policy makers and regulators on how best to position themselves in a quickly changing regulatory environment.

Program Date:

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017


Program Times: 

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Program Curriculum

What is eSports?

  • Participants, demographics & popularity
  • eSports Community & Competition

eSports as Gambling

  • Analysis of eSports gambling laws

eSports Wagering

  • Discussion of various forms of wagering
  • Daily fantasy eSports
  • In-game wagering

eSports and Gambling: Technology

  • Ensuring game programming is fair
  • Technical standards and rules for game play
  • Virtual currencies (e.g. bitcoin)

eSports Wagering Risks

  • Integrity 
  • Age concerns

Future of eSports

  • Advisory association
  • Intersection with traditional gaming

Enrollment Fees:  $350 includes all program materials, light continental breakfast and lunch. 

Program Location: 
The UNLV International Gaming Institute, Room 220

Program Enrollment: 
Enrollment is non-restricted and open to anyone with an interest in eSports - operators, manufacturers, regulators, policy makers, or technologists.

For additional information:  Contact Nakia Jackson-Hale, Director of Special Programs. (702) 895-2489