Contributor Profile

Brett Abarbanel

Job TitleDirector of Research

Company NameUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas

About
Dr. Brett Abarbanel is Director of Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, International Gaming Institute, with a joint appointment at the UCLA Gambling Studies Program. Dr. Abarbanel's research covers Internet gambling policy and behavior, esports and gambling, operations and technology use, and responsible gambling and community relations. Dr. Abarbanel is the co-executive editor of the UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal and editorial board member at International Gambling Studies and Harvard's Division on Addiction's Brief Addiction Science Information Source. Dr. Abarbanel recently completed a term on the International Advisory Panel for Singapore's National Council on Problem Gambling. She is a founding director of the Nevada Esports Alliance, which promotes development of best practices at the intersection of the esports and regulated gambling industries. Dr. Abarbanel completed her B.S. in Statistics at Brown University and her M.S. and Ph.D. at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Conference Sessions

  • Interactive Workshop: Understanding the Ecosystem and Evolution of Esports

    October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Bellini 2101

    This interactive session kicks off with an introduction on the ecosystem and evolution of esports presented by Seth Schorr, CEO, Fifth Street Gaming. Next come...

    • Language: English

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