Legalization of online gaming in California to be addressed at inaugral iGaming Legislative Symposium

27 January 2014

CALIFORNIA -- The inaugural iGaming Legislative Symposium, which will be held February 27, 2014, at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel in Sacramento, CA, will identify the critical issues regarding the legalization of online gaming in California, and explore possible solutions and success scenarios that are applicable to jurisdictions nationwide.

The Symposium will examine the key policy decisions that will be considered in California in 2014 regarding the launch, regulation, and taxation of online gaming will determine the success of Internet poker in California as well as influence the advancement of Internet gaming in other states. Industry experts such as Geoff Freeman, President and CEO, American Gaming Association; Mark Macarro, Chairman, Pechanga Band of Luisenyo Indians; and Richard Schuetz, Commissioner, California Gambling Control Commission, will discuss topics such as:

What can California legislators, regulators, and operators expect with the pending legalization of online gambling? What are the political pitfalls and opportunities for making iGaming a reality in California? Who are the stakeholders that will participate in operating California iGaming? What are the potential regulatory options and how are effective regulatory regimes developed? How should California structure its iGaming tax policy and what is the most effective policy?

As of January 26, 2014, confirmed speakers include Salim Adatia, CEO, GLI Canada; Chad Beynon, Analyst, Macquarie Securities; Gideon Bierer, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Partis Solutions; Melissa Blau, Director, iGaming Capital; Steve Bodmer, Deputy General Counsel, Pechanga Development Corporation; Roger Gros, Publisher, Global Gaming Business; Lauren Hammond, Commissioner, California Gambling Control Commission; Robert Jacobson, Executive Director, California Council on Problem Gambling; Gene Johnson, Senior Vice President for Market Research and Online Studies, Spectrum Gaming Group; Haig Kelegian, Former Managing Partner and CEO, Bicycle Casino; Michael Lombardi, Consultant, Lombardi Co.; Bo Mazzetti, Chairman, Rincon Band of Luisenyo Indian; Jon Porter, CEO, Porter Gordon Silver; Dr. Aftab Rizvi, Principal Consultant and Director, Gaming Associates Pty Ltd; Victor Rocha, Owner, Pechanga.net; John Roberts, Attorney; Keith Sharp , Member, Falk & Sharp; Joe Weinert, Executive Vice President, Spectrum Gaming Group.

Early bird registration rates are available through February 7, 2014, so register now for savings.

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