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Monday, June 6, 2016

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Daily Fantasy Sports, Sports Wagering Featured at National Council of Legislators from Gaming States Summer Meeting in Boston


BOSTON, MA - Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow of New York will lead a panel of national experts on the critical issues of daily fantasy sports and sports wagering at the July 29-31 Summer Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS), which takes place at the Boston Marriott Newton.

Confirmed panelists are:

  • Paul Gaynor, G&R Public Law and Strategies
  • Mark Hichar, Partner, Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
  • William J Pascrell III, Strategic Advisor, Princeton Public Affairs Group
  • Adam Steinberg, Senior Vice President, Spectrum Gaming Capital
  • Dan Wallach, Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff

"Assemblyman Pretlow has established a national reputation on this issue by taking a leading role in his state, and the rest of the nation has much to learn from him and this distinguished panel of experts," said Rep. Helene Keeley of Delaware, President of NCLGS.

The Summer Meeting begins July 29 with topical committee meetings and sessions that cover problem gambling, casino saturation, the future of lotteries, Indian gaming, and Internet gaming, among others. Other roundtable Discussions will focus on the gaming experience in Massachusetts, gaming taxation, and gaming policy. Attendees will also be able to participate in an on-site visit to Plainridge Park, the only casino currently operating in Massachusetts.

Timothy J. Wilmott, President and CEO of Penn National Gaming, will deliver the conference keynote address.

Visit https://www.nclgs.org/meetings.html for the full program and registration, and to make reservations by July 5 at the host Boston Marriott Newton to enjoy the special NCLGS rate of $149 per night (or call 800-228-9290).

Sponsorship opportunities, as well as scholarship opportunities for legislators, are still available. Contact Melissa Triplett at [email protected] or 609-926-5100 for details. The NCLGS Summer and Winter meetings are organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group.

NCLGS is a non-partisan organization of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues in regard to gaming. NCLGS does not support or oppose gaming, but supports effective regulation and sound state policies, and is a source of nonpartisan data on issues of gaming legislation and regulation. The NCLGS Foundation, the educational and research arm of NCLGS, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


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