MINNEAPOLIS, June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of state lottery technologies and an assessment of cross-jurisdiction gaming laws will be the focus of two IMGL Masterclasses when the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) convenes July 12-14 in Minneapolis. A Summer Meeting-record 40 legislators – and counting – are registered for the three-day conference at the Radisson Blu Downtown.
"The International Masters of Gaming Law is honored to present its IMGL Masterclasses as a part of the program at NCLGS Summer Meeting. IMGL members comprise many of the leading lawyers globally in the gambling sector who are at the forefront of industry developments, both in the US and internationally," said Jamie Nettleton, IMGL President. "With this in mind, IMGL looks forward to sharing the expertise of its members with legislators, regulators and other participants who will be attending this year's record-breaking NCLGS meeting."
Speakers on the two IMGL Masterclasses include:
Andrew Crowe, Vice President, Worldpay Gaming
Tom Foley, Partner, Foley & Quigley PLC
Ben Freedland, General Counsel, Minnesota State Lottery
Suzanne P. Leckert, Managing Director, Convergence Strategy Group
Kevin Mullally, Vice President of Government Relations/General Counsel, GLI
Representative David Pinto, State of Minnesota
Kevin Quigley, Partner, Foley & Quigley PLC
Peter Sullivan, CEO, Jackpocket
Joe Valandra, Managing Director, VAdvisors
Representative Joe Verrengia, State of Connecticut
The Summer Meeting has been approved for 10.0 Continuing Legal Education credits by the Nevada bar, underscoring its importance as a premier gaming policy forum. An application for CLE credits to the Minneapolis bar is pending.
The three-day NCLGS Summer Meeting agenda includes:
Six legislative committee sessions: Casinos, Emerging Forms of Gaming, Indian Gaming, Lotteries, Responsible Gaming, and State-Federal Relations
Keynote Luncheon Address: "The Next Five Years of Gaming," by Timothy Wilmott, CEO, Penn National Gaming, and Chairman, American Gaming Association
The two IMGL Masterclasses
Special general session panel examining gaming's evolution toward entertainment
NCLGS is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues relating to gaming. Members of NCLGS serve as chairpersons or members of state legislative committees responsible for the regulation of gaming in their state legislative houses. NCLGS does not promote or oppose gaming but is primarily concerned with the regulation and economic and social impacts of the industry. The NCLGS Foundation is the educational and research arm of NCLGS. The 501(c)(3) non-profit is a source of non-partisan data on issues of gaming legislation and regulation.
Spectrum Gaming Group, which has performed advisory and consulting work for gaming operators, regulators and legislatures in 39 US states and territories and in 47 countries on six continents, serves as Executive Director of NCLGS.
SOURCE National Council of Legislators from Gaming States