When the 14th annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E) convenes in Las Vegas, Nev., September 30 through October 2, 2014, Cooper Levenson will have a significant presence. For the 12th year, the firm has been selected as the show’s Legal & Regulatory Advisor. In addition, three of the firm’s partners, CEO Lloyd D. Levenson and gaming attorneys Lynne Levin Kaufman and Kimberly Maxson-Rushton, will moderate sessions or serve as panelists.
Held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev., the G2E is an international gaming conference that brings together global leaders for conversations about the state of gaming. Described as “an event by the industry for the industry,” the conference will cover topics such as skill-based gaming trends and consumer behavior, capturing the millennial customer, and big data and cyber security.
Cooper Levenson partners will participate in three sessions:
“State of the Industry: The Changing iGaming Landscape of the U.S.”
Monday, September 29, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Moderated by Lloyd D. Levenson, CEO and partner, Cooper Levenson
The iGaming landscape has changed dramatically with legalization in three U.S. states and strong opposition in others. At this session, legal experts will discuss the future of iGaming including the political realities, regulatory challenges, and movement in Washington. Panelists will discuss what the sale of PokerStars means to the U.S. industry, and the role that lotteries will play in the future of iGaming. They will also share which states and tribes are considering iGaming legalization.
“Border Patrol: Dealing with Jurisdictional Disputes”
Monday September 29, 2014, 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Panelist: Kimberly Maxson-Rushton, partner, Cooper Levenson
Panelists will discuss the challenges of gaming regulation when laws vary from one jurisdiction to another, the appropriate role of the regulator when the law is undeveloped or unclear, and what happens if one jurisdiction finds an entity suitable for licensure and another does not.
“Legal and Booming: Sports Betting in the U.S. and Beyond”
Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Moderated by Lynne Levin Kaufman, partner, Cooper Levenson
This session will explore new opportunities for sports betting in the U.S. and abroad, including fantasy sports. Panelists will discuss what is driving the growth of sports betting around the world. They will also address how fantasy sites work and the alleged “match fixing” prevalent in today’s games.
G2E’s show floor will be its largest in five years, showcasing more than 450 exhibitors and featuring everything from gaming security to gaming devices, video gaming technology, slot ticketing innovations and marketing solutions. For more information, or to register, visit www.globalgamingexpo.com.
Cooper Levenson is a full service law firm since 1957, with 75 attorneys and New Jersey offices in Atlantic City and Cherry Hill. The firm has regional offices in Bear, Del., Harrisburg, Pa., and Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.cooperlevenson.com.