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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Heads Long Roster of Confirmed Speakers for January 6-8 Winter Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/16 -- The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) announced today that nearly four dozen prominent experts offering a wide range of perspectives on legalized gaming are confirmed to speak at the NCLGS Winter Meeting, which takes place January 6-8, 2017, at Hotel Valley Ho here.

"Providing a broad array of viewpoints from world-class experts has long been a hallmark of NCLGS, and this lineup is particularly noteworthy for the depth and breadth of knowledge these speakers will provide," said NCLGS President Bill Galvano, a state senator from Florida.

Mark Brnovich, Attorney General for the State of Arizona, will be the Keynote Luncheon speaker. The following experts will also address legislators in committee presentations and panels over the course of the three-day event:

  • Whit Askew, American Gaming Association
  • John Barron, Ohio Casino Control Commission
  • Dennis Berg, Ohio Lottery
  • Les Bernal, Stop Predatory Gambling Foundation
  • Jan Jones Blackhurst, Caesars Entertainment
  • Steve Bodmer, Pechanga Tribal Government
  • Scott Bowen, Michigan Lottery
  • Ed Bowers, MGM Resorts International
  • Frank Chesky, Sportech Inc.
  • Tiffany Conklin, California Gambling Control Commission
  • Andrew Crowe, Vantiv
  • Joginder Dhillon, Office of California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr
  • Dennis M.P. Ehling, Blank Rome
  • Marc Ellinger, Blitz Bardgett & Deutsch, LC
  • Alan Feldman, MGM Resorts International
  • Kurt Freedlund, LottoInteractive
  • Steve Geller, Geller Law Firm
  • Lance George, Plainridge Park Casino
  • Stephen Hart, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
  • Jack Jeziorski, Monarch Content Management
  • Randhir Jha, Indiana Legislative Services
  • Keith Johnson, AmTote International
  • Marie Jones, Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Steve Keech, AmTote International
  • John Maloney, Law Offices of John K. Maloney
  • Chris McErlean, Penn National Gaming
  • Donn Mitchell, Isle of Capri Casinos
  • Rod Motamedi, University of Massachusetts
  • Kevin Mullally, Gaming Laboratories International
  • Tom Nieman, JCM
  • William Noonan, Boyd Gaming Corp
  • Jed Nosal, Law Offices of John K. Maloney
  • Bill Pascrell, Princeton Public Affairs Group
  • Kerry Patterson, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP,
  • Michael Pollock, Spectrum Gaming Group
  • Doug Reed, RG&E LLC
  • Jeremiah Ritchie, Office of New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez
  • Russell Sanna, National Center for Responsible Gaming
  • Val Spicer, Arizona Indian Gaming Association
  • Adam Steinberg, Spectrum Gaming Capital
  • Paul Sternburg, Spectrum Gaming Group
  • Marlene Warner, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling
  • Joseph Weinert, Spectrum Gaming Group
  • Dennis Whittlesey, Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • Mike Zatezalo, Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

NCLGS Winter Meeting registration is open to all legislators and the general public. Click here to register. Registered attendees receive a discounted conference rate at the host hotel.

The conference includes presentations from industry experts in responsible gaming, pari-mutuels, lotteries, casinos, and state-federal relations, which covers both Internet and tribal gaming issues. The International Masters of Gaming Law is also leading sessions that address the emergence of eSports, tribal legal issues, and the role of the regulator.

The NCLGS Foundation, the educational and research arm of NCLGS, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, strives to educate lawmakers through scholarships to NCLGS meetings and is a source of nonpartisan data on issues of gaming legislation and regulation.

For more information, email [email protected] or visit NCLGS.org

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