Presentations

Dr. Walker has presented his work for Casinonomics to a variety of government and industry groups. In addition, his academic work has been presented at conferences around the world. Selected recent presentations are listed below.

Estimating the competitive impacts of casinos in northeast Oklahoma on the casinos proposed for southeast Kansas. Kansas Lottery Gaming Facilities Review Board (June 10, 2015)

The effect of casino proximity on lottery sales: Zip code-level evidence from Maryland, with Will Cummings.
– LaFleur’s 2014 Conclave & Interactive Summit, Austin, TX (November 2014)
– Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, Baltimore, MD (August 2014)

Setting win limits: An alternative approach to “responsible gambling”?, Atlantic Economic Conference, Madrid, Spain (April 2014)

Socioeconomic impacts of casinos, Seminar on Gaming Management, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macao, SAR, China (November 27, 2013)

The socioeconomic impacts of the casino industry. Invited presentation.
– Shepherd Lecture, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH (March 21, 2013)
– Capital University, Columbus, OH (March 21, 2013)
– Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (March 22, 2013)

Massachusetts Gaming Commission public forum on the potential economic impacts of gaming in Massachusetts. Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA (June 14, 2012)

Casinos and crime. DeVoe Moore Center, Florida State University. Critical Issues Symposium on “The Economics of Crime.” Tallahassee, FL (March 2009)

Ongoing challenges in cost-benefit analyses of casino gambling. Dutch State Lottery. Colloquium on the European and National Perspectives of the Regulation of Gambling. Tilburg University, The Netherlands (November 2006)

What happens when we ignore science? Risks to public policy and public health. Division on Addictions, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School. 7th NCRG Conference on Gambling and Addiction. Las Vegas (November 2006)

Quantification of the social costs and benefits of gambling. Alberta Gaming Research Institute. 5th Annual Conference: Social and Economic Costs and Benefits of Gambling. Banff, Canada (April 2006)