Keith C. Miller

Keith C. Miller is the Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Law at Drake Law School, and has been teaching their since 1979. Prior to that he was an Attorney, Lathrop, Koontz & Norquest- Kansas City, MO and a Visiting Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin. Professor Miller’s areas of expertise are Torts, Product’s Liability, Gaming Law, Worker’s Compensation. Miller is a Visiting Professor of the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law teaching Sports Betting & Fantasy Sports and Gaming Law.

Selected publications include The Law of Gambling and Regulated Gaming (co-author) (2d ed., Carolina Academic Press, 2016), The Utility and Limits of Self-Exclusion Programs, 6 UNLV Gaming Law Journal (2015), How Should the Past Inform the Future? Reviewing Regulating Internet Gaming: Challenges and Opportunities, 5 UNLV Gaming Law Journal 49 (2014), Ethics Across the Gaming Industry (co-author), Casino Lawyer, Summer 2013, and The Internet Gambling Genie and the Challenges States Face, 17 Journal of Internet Law 1 (2013).

Professor Miller has served as Vice-President for the Educator Members of the International Masters of Gaming Law, and Vice-Chair of the Gaming Law Committee for the ABA Business Law Section. Keith Miller earned an LL.M. from University of Michigan, a J.D. University of Missouri- Kansas City, and B.A. University of Missouri- Kansas City, and was Editor in Chief UMKC Law Review.Keith C. Miller is the Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Law at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.  Professor Miller teaches the course on Gaming Law at Drake along with courses in the area of Torts.  In addition to numerous law review articles, he is co-author (with Anthony Cabot) of two books on gaming law.  The Law of Gambling and Regulated Gaming (2d edition), is the leading casebook on gaming law.  Sports Wagering in America:  Policies, Economics, and Regulation, a comprehensive treatment of the issues informing regulated sports betting, was published in 2018.

Professor Miller is Vice-Chair of the Gaming Law Committee for the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, and has served as the Vice-President of Educator Affiliates of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL).  Professor Miller is a member of the Editorial Board for Gaming Law Review, the leading peer-reviewed gaming law journal, as well as a member of the UNLV Gaming Law Journal Advisory Board.

He has spoken on and moderated numerous panels on gaming law issues, and has conducted symposia and lectured at law schools in France and the U.S., including being a Visiting Professor at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Boyd School of Law. 

 Professor Miller received his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and after practicing law in Kansas City, Missouri, obtained his LL.M. degree from the University of Michigan Law School before beginning his career as an academic lawyer.