CLEVELAND, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen legislators from a record 20 states are confirmed to attend the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States Summer Meeting, July 13-15 at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown.
"As numerous states across the country consider the implementation of sports betting, the NCLGS Summer Meeting will provide outstanding educational and networking opportunities to understand the regulatory, operational and financial aspects of this suddenly new form of legal gaming," said incoming NCLGS President William Coley, a senator from Ohio.
In addition to the outstanding agenda, NCLGS attendees have the opportunity to attend an optional Saturday night baseball game between the New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians (via separate registration fee at special group rate). Registration for the baseball game closes June 13.
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 agenda, register and hotel information, visit http://www.nclgs.org/meetings.html.
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