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Allison McCoy, SVP, Marketing, Spectrum Gaming Group
1-609-926-5100
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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SPECTRUM GAMING-CLARION NOVEMBER 5 WEBINAR ‘FUTURE OF FANTASY SPORTS: UNDERSTANDING REGULATORY, POLITICAL ISSUES'


NEW YORK, NY (October 27, 2015) – Registration is now open for the Spectrum Gaming Group and Spectrum Gaming Capital webinar, “The Future of Fantasy Sports: Understanding Regulatory and Political Issues” which takes place at 11 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, November 5. Guests can click here to register at no cost. The webinar will be hosted by Clarion Events, the global leader in providing timely information and insights on the future of all forms of gaming.

The webinar speakers will be:

  • Fredric Gushin, Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming Group
  • Timothy Lowry, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Adam Steinberg, Senior Vice President, Spectrum Gaming Capital
  • Seth Young, Chief Operating Offer, Star Fantasy Leagues

“In the week since we announced our webinar, a number of lawsuits have been filed against the operators of daily fantasy sports sites and additional states have indicated the intention to investigate a regulatory framework for the industry,” Adam Steinberg notes. “We have brought together a panel that includes lawyers, former regulators and industry operators to address these and other important issues.”

Spectrum Gaming Group and Spectrum Gaming Capital have decades of international experience in the relevant fields of gaming regulation and compliance, anti-money-laundering, corporate due diligence and finance, as well as in identifying and analyzing trends that impact land-based and online gaming around the world.

The Daily Fantasy Sports industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years. The DFS industry generated approximately $1 billion in entry fees in 2014, and is expected to reach $2.5 billion in 2015. Some estimates have placed entry fees for DFS at $18 billion by 2020. In 2013, only 8 percent of all fantasy sports participants played daily fantasy sports exclusively, but according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, in 2015 almost 20 percent of players play daily fantasy exclusively. Recent high-profile missteps have created the perception among lawmakers, investors and players of employee abuses and impropriety. As such, there has been a groundswell of media and legislative calls for regulations and laws. The Spectrum Gaming and Clarion webinar will address the issues and highlight best practices to regain the trust of players and lawmakers.

About Spectrum Gaming Group
Spectrum Gaming Group is an independent, full-service international gaming research and professional services firm. Through its staff and global network of affiliates and associates, it employs renowned experts in every facet of the gaming industry, from research to regulation. Spectrum’s services include market studies and financial analysis; investigations, due diligence (financial / integrity); Internet gambling research / analysis; economic impact reports; drafting of legislation and regulation; public-policy analysis; and gaming regulatory services. Spectrum produces several conferences and partnering with Fantini Research and Management Science Associates, publishes SPECTRUMETRIX™, a comprehensive and dynamic suite of web-based reports. For more information or to subscribe, visit www.spectrumetrix.com.

About Spectrum Gaming Capital
Spectrum Gaming Capital is a boutique financial advisory firm focused on the global gaming and resort industries. We arrange strategic partnerships and early-stage capital for developers, provide mid-market investment banking services and perform complex valuation work and litigation support. SGC fills the gap between gaming consultants and balance sheet-based investment banks, providing unbiased strategic guidance and access to long-term investors.

About Clarion Events
Legal gaming, including lotteries, exists in 250 jurisdictions and is estimated to grow to US$535bn (gross gaming yield) by 2017. Clarion Events occupies a unique position in the sector, providing the full range of services to the entire spectrum of the global industry including exhibitions, conferences, technical training, research and digital information. Our products, which include the world’s largest gaming technology exhibition, are delivered globally and attract more than 25,000 customers annually in locations spanning every continent.

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