GGB PODCAST: Brett Abarbanel, Executive Director, International Gaming Institute at UNLV

This week we sit down with Brett Abarbanel (l.), executive director of UNLV’s International Gaming Institute, to talk about her journey into the academic side of gaming, the vision of the IGI and her interest in the rise of esports and video games.

UNLV’s International Gaming Institute is America’s premier gaming research hub, led by executive director Brett Abarbanel. Since its inception, the IGI has been instrumental in fostering innovation, developing executive talent and advancing regulation across the industry. Having been at the school in various roles for more than a decade, Abarbanel is a leading figure when it comes to gaming research, policy, responsible gaming and other high-level topics. Abarbanel spoke with GGB Managing Editor Jess Marquez via Zoom in May.

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