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Dr. Mike Ahlgren and student officers of Penn State’s Casino Management Club discuss an upcoming trip to tour properties and meet with casino managers.

At Penn State, we are

  • Opening an innovative gaming laboratory that simulates the dynamics of a casino environment where students can learn through experiential learning.
  • Enhancing our gaming curriculum by offering advanced classes that focus on casino management and providing students with embedded casino experiences in Las Vegas, Asia, and more.
  • Supporting gaming management students with the appointment of Mike Ahlgren, alumnus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, as director of gaming initiatives.

Learn more

Donna Quadri-Felitti, Marvin Ashner Director of the Penn State School of Hospitality Management
dlq3@psu.edu or Dr. Mike Ahlgren, Director of Gaming Initiative, Penn State School of Hospitality Management mba13@psu.edu