Gaming Law Examined In Las Vegas Seminar

Monday, January 31, 2011 - 01:00

On Thursday and Friday, February 24 and 25, the ABA will offer its annual institute on the Gaming Law Minefield. It will be held at the Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa in Las Vegas (Henderson), Nevada.

The program will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Friday. It is designed to provide in-depth coverage of the current legal, regulatory and ethical issues confronting both commercial and Native American gaming. Attorneys, compliance officers, Native American leaders, regulators and legislators will gain insights into the trends, obstacles and opportunities in the gaming industry.

Highlights include a panel discussion with state regulators to ask what changes they might want to consider in state gaming law and regulations; gaming technologyand how government regulators can possibly keep up with technological advances;gaming bankruptcies - the parties, players, winners, losers, and the relationship between the bankruptcy courts and the gaming authorities; and the U.S. Treasury Department and its present and future expanded efforts in the gaming industry, which covers such legislation as the Frank Internet bill and the Menendez I-Poker bill. Internet gaming in the U.S., the licensing process, cheating and ethics in the gaming industry will also be discussed.

Among the speakers are Jason Giles, National Indian Gaming Association; Patrick Madamba Jr., Fox Rothschild; Jennifer Shatley, Harrah's Entertainment; Norman H. DesRosiers, San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission; and Patrick D. Wynn, Investigations Division, Nevada Gaming Control Board.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To make a reservation, call (800) 285-2221 or go to www.abacle.org/programs/glm.