IAGA is pleased to announce a new free webinar series focusing on critical issues facing the global gaming industry. 
Held every six weeks and developed in conjunction with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) International Center for Gaming Regulation (ICGR), the UNLV International Gaming Institute (IGI), the UNLV William S. Boyd  School of Law and Ernst & Young, these webinars will focus on key topics of interest within the ever evolving global gaming industry and will feature panelists who are thought leaders on each issue. The free webinars are made possible by Casino International, and all past webinars are archived in IAGA's Members Only section of this website. 

Wednesday, September 5 
9 a.m. PST

CryptoCurrency and Blockchain: 
What Is It, Why It's Relevant, and What It Means For Global Gaming
While the gambling community may know by now the basic foundation of what CryptoCurrency and Blockchain  are, this webinar will go into more depth on how these distributed ledger technologies can be implemented and used in the gambling industry. This session will discuss the benefits of CryptoCurrency and Blockchain and overcoming the myths of these misunderstood technologies. With a panel of  leading experts in the fields, this webinar will provide insight into the challenges and obstacles in getting an industry comfortable with potentially game-changing developments. Moderated by Jennifer Roberts, Associate Director for UNLV's International Center for Gaming Regulation, the panelists are:

  • Kim E. Lumbard, Chief Technical Officer, BlockDraw
  • Michael Mainelli, Executive Chairman of Z/Yen Group & Alderman Professor
  • Rahul Sood, CEO and Co-founder of Unikrn
Wednesday, October 17
9 a.m. PST

The Latest Updates on Financial Crime /
Risk Issues Facing the Gaming Industry
Financial crime and risk issues continue to be at the forefront of gaming operations across all sectors, and this webinar will provide a thoughtful look into several critical issues including patron and property based risk assessments, know your patron controls, responding to emergency threats and addressing suspicious activity from both front line and back-of-the-house approaches. The panel’s experts will discuss the components of enhancing patron due diligence while leveraging department information for more complete patron profiles, assessing the potential risks associated with casino patron databases, implementing adequate due diligence controls to reduce risk, as well as various control strategies that can be used to identify suspicious activity scenarios. With the increasing scrutiny that gaming operators face with regard to financial crime, this is a session you won’t want to miss.



Wednesday, November 28 
9 a.m. PST

The Top Three Challenges Facing Online Gaming Regulators

Wednesday, January 9
9 a.m. PST

Critical Updates in Responsible Gaming Best Practices