GAMING MANAGEMENT W i l l i a m F. H a r r a h C o l l e g e o f H o t e l A d m i n i s t r a t i o n Department of Hotel Management William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration For more information about careers in Gaming Management: Bob Boughner Career Services Beam Hall 126 702-895-5553 email@example.com Careers in Gaming Management The gaming industry has seen many significant $155 billion worldwide in 2012, despite gaming on the greater society and incorporate changes in its recent development. It has anticipated decreases in the U.S. markets in their research on the subject into the entire evolved from the initial small hotel/casino 2008 and 2009. Clearly, the gaming industry Gaming Management curriculum to ensure properties on the Strip in Las Vegas to a is exploding and dynamic. the development of responsible informed worldwide business. While many gaming future, gaming managers. properties started with approximately 200 As with all majors in the College of Hotel hotel rooms to accommodate their casino Administration, gaming management students The Gaming Management instruction patrons, today these properties have become receive the education required to manage culminates, in the final semester, with a multi-faceted, mega-resorts with as many as any business through their participation in supervised internship which in many cases 6000 rooms. Furthermore, the casino industry courses such as accounting, marketing, law, involves a research component. The internship is now extremely diverse with casino properties organization behavior, finance and human provides students with a personal glimpse into varying in size and geographical location - from resource management. A focused approach the highly secure and controlled environment land-based, to riverboats, to Native American to gaming management then exposes majors of the gaming industry. These internships are tribal casinos, to national and international to all aspects of the gaming industry through in high demand and take place both in Las venues. Currently, the international expansion courses such as Introduction to Gaming, Vegas and in gaming properties worldwide. of hotel/casino properties demonstrates the Casino Operations I & II, Gaming Device primary growth of the industry. Management, Casino Accounting, Gaming Regulations, Quantitative Methods in Gaming The annual revenue for gaming operations in and Sociology of Gaming. the United States in 2007 was $60.3 billion, while Asia accounted for $18.3 billion, and In the Sociology of Gaming class, students the European, African and Middle Eastern are able to take advantage of the College’s markets accounted for $30.3 billion in international reputation in research conducted revenue. PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC issued by our faculty on the issues associated with a report in June 2008 that estimated that problem gambling. The gaming faculty are gaming revenue would be approximately sensitive to the issues surrounding the effects of www.unlv.edu The College Who Hires Our Graduates? Typical Jobs utilizing the Gaming GAM I N G M AN AGE M E N T C ARE E RS Aristocrat Technologies Management Major include… The William F. Harrah College of Hotel Bally Technologies Slot Analyst Administration offers one of the world’s best Boyd Gaming Corporation Slot Floorperson programs in the preparation of students for Cannery Casino Resorts Casino Financial Analyst the global hospitality and leisure services Echelon Resorts Casino Marketing Analyst professions. Strong classroom academics Garden City Casinos Casino Marketing Coordinator are combined with focused internship and Government Regulatory Agencies Poker Room Supervisor mentoring opportunities to provide a solid, Hard Rock Casino Race and Sports Supervisor applied educational foundation. The college Harrah’s Entertainment ShuffleMaster Management Trainee features professional programs with a career in IGT VIP Services Supervisor management as its goal. Our majors prepare Konami Casino Management Trainee (Table Games students for a diverse and exciting business Las Vegas Sands (Venetian Group) and Slots) focus specific to careers in hotels/lodging, MGM MIRAGE Casino Cage Supervisor restaurants, tourism, gaming, trade shows, Native American Tribal Casinos Pit Clerk Supervisor conventions, meeting planning, recreation, Surveillance Operator Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino food service and the culinary arts. In addition, Credit Administrator ShuffleMaster our location offers students the “World’s Title 31 Coordinator Silverton Greatest Laboratory” of opportunities to acquire Technology Sales Representative Station Casinos professional experience in the hospitality and Wynn Las Vegas Technology Account Manager leisure services field. Employment Opportunities The Gaming Management Major is designed for persons who wish to pursue a career in one of several aspects of the gaming industry. Completing a major in this field facilitates careers in casino operations, casino accounting, suppliers and manufacturers serving the casino industry, professional positions in gaming regulations and casino marketing. Completing this major within the College of Hotel Administration at UNLV involves taking courses within the general education area, the college core (for a well-rounded hospitality education), as well as more specific gaming core courses giving graduates the required skills for being highly successful in the casino environment.
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