UNLV Gaming Podcast, Update

I’ve had a busy day at the Center for Gaming Research. First, I interviewed Rick Santoro, security consultant, and produced the interview into podcast form. The result was the 38 UNLV Gaming Podcast: Rick Santoro Santoro is a thirty-year verteran of casino security who has worked executive protection, conducted investigations, and managed security departments for … Read more

UNLV Gaming Podcast 37: Paul Steelman, Part II

I was lucky enough to record part two of my planned two-part UNLV Gaming Podcast interview with Paul Steelman. I’ve posted it to the site and iTunes. Here’s the description: 37-December 20, 2011 Paul Steelman In this December 20 interview, Sarno Award-winning casino architect Paul Steelman discusses several of his projects, Atlantic City’s Steel Pier, … Read more

Podcast w/ Lee Amaitis is up

At the opening of the Tropicana’s new Cantor Gaming-run sports book, I had a very interesting conversation with Cantor Gaming President and CEO Lee Amaitis. It was so interesting that I thought I should share it with everyone. So we made an appointment for a sit-down interview, and here it is. UNLV Gaming Podcast #27 … Read more

Podcast up: interview with Jack Effel

I spent a few hours down at the World Series of Poker this morning, and came away with one of the best interviews I’ve done yet. It’s now podcast #22 in the UNLV Gaming Podcast Series: 22-June 14, 2010 Jack Effel, Vice President, International Poker Operations and Director, World Series of Poker at Harrah’s Entertainment … Read more

New UNLV Gaming Podcast posted

We’ve got a new podcast up over at the Center for Gaming Research: April’s Gaming Research fellow, Theodor Gordon, gives a talk on tribal sovereignty and labor relations at tribal casinos. It’s a great summary of Indian gaming history with plenty of detail about current labor issues. Here’s the abstract: The impact of tribal casinos … Read more

New UNLV Podcast: Keith Whyte

From an interview recorded last week comes this week’s UNLV Gaming Podcast: This podcast features an interview with the Executive Director of the National Council on Problem Gambling recorded March 25, 2010 at the Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling, held at the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.. Whyte talks about how he become … Read more