The William S Boyd School of Law of the University of Nevada , Las Vegas has announced the development of an online training programme for operators, regulators, lawyers and other stakeholders operating in the global gaming industry and around them.
Instructors with decades of professional gaming and teaching experience will develop and teach the mostly asynchronous courses, which will be introduced during the first and second quarters of 2021.
Daniel 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.”
The online courses will consist of eight classes designed to train professionals to solve the gaming industry’s regulatory and operational challenges. The programme aims to supplement the current UNLV Boyd gaming curriculum.
Introduction to Gaming Law and Regulation, Introduction to Gaming Operations, Legal and Operational Environment for Sports Betting, Player Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility in Gaming Law, and Public Policy and Comparative Study of Gaming Laws and Regulations are the initial courses to be offered.
Martin Lycka, trustee of the GVC foundation US said: “The online courses announced by the UNLV William S Boyd School of law represent another significant step in the law school’s and industry leaders’ ongoing campaign to prepare professionals to navigate the evolving complexities of the US gaming markets.
“The GVC Foundation US is proud to sponsor this innovative, online program that closely aligns with our Foundation’s focus on responsible gambling, sports integrity and compliance.”