CLEVELAND, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen legislators from a record 20 states will convene July 13-15 at the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States Summer Meeting to address the most pressing policy issues in gaming, from sports betting to new lottery games to the future of casinos.
A record number of attendees is expected at the Summer Meeting. Registration is open to the public at http://www.nclgs.org/meetings.html.
"The anticipated rollout of sports betting across the country will impact many areas of gaming public policy, from responsible-gaming practices to the legalization of online gaming to the future of casinos, lotteries and pari-mutuel facilities. We look forward to hearing from experts from many vantage points," said NCLGS Vice President Helene Keeley, a Representative from Delaware.
The three-day NCLGS Summer Meeting includes:
- Six legislative committee sessions: Casinos, Emerging Forms of Gaming, Lotteries, Pari-Mutuels, Responsible Gaming, and State-Federal Relations
- Two Masterclasses presented by the International Masters of Gaming Law
- One special general session panel examining the economic impacts of gaming
- Friday evening welcome reception
- Saturday afternoon tour of Intralot's facility serving the Ohio Lottery
The Summer Meeting program has been approved for 10.0 general credit hours of Continuing Legal Education by the respective Ohio and Nevada boards.
To view the full agenda, register and obtain hotel information, visit http://www.nclgs.org/meetings.html. Although the conference room block at host Cleveland Marriott Downtown is sold out, numerous hotel nearby options are provided on the NCLGS conference web page.
The Summer Meeting is co-locating with the GLI University Mid-Year Regulators Seminar on July 12. Visit http://www.gaminglabs.com/events/123-mid-year-regional-gaming-regulator-s-seminar-2018 for more information.
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 36 US states and territories and in 47 countries on six continents, serves as the Executive Director of NCLGS.
SOURCE National Council of Legislators from Gaming States