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Fox Rothschild LLP is a national law firm with nearly 800 attorneys practicing in 22 offices coast to coast. We’ve been serving clients for more than a century, and we’ve been climbing the ranks of the nation’s 250 largest firms for many years, according to The National Law Journal. Ranked by Chambers Global among the top gaming lawyers worldwide, Fox is home to one of the largest gaming law practices in the United States, complete with skilled attorneys who possess decades of experience helping clients domestically and internationally achieve success in this highly regulated industry.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.IGT.com.
Since 1939, Gulfstream Park has been one of the most important venues for horse racing in the country. Anchored by the legendary Gulfstream Park racetrack, The Village at Gulfstream Park is South Florida's premier home design, dining, shopping and entertainment destination. The open air mall includes a plethora of signature home stores, an international array of restaurants, world-class art galleries, a bowling alley, outdoor cafes and nightclubs, fashion boutiques, and health and beauty services. Valet service and complimentary self-parking is available.
Gulfstream Park is a Stronach Group company, North America’s leading Thoroughbred racetrack owner/operator. The Stronach Group racetracks include Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the world-famous Preakness. The company owns and operates the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida, and is one of North America's top race horse breeders through its award-winning Adena Springs operation. The Stronach Group is one of the world's largest suppliers of pari-mutuel wagering systems, technologies and services. Its companies include AmTote, a global leader in wagering technology; XpressBet, an Internet and telephone account wagering service; and Monarch Content Management, which acts as a simulcast purchase and sales agent of horseracing content for numerous North American racetracks and wagering outlets. The Stronach Group is also a leading producer of social media content for the horseracing industry.
Scientific Games is a leading innovator in the global lottery and regulated gaming industries. Beginning with the breakthrough technology that launched the world’s very first secure instant lottery game in 1974, the company has been a driving force behind the success of more than 1,500 customers on six continents.
The world’s top-performing lotteries and gaming organizations partner with Scientific Games for game content, technology, customized programs and managed services that engage today’s players in new and exciting ways, provide solutions for both traditional and interactive channels – and ultimately, increase revenues.
Scientific Games continues to innovate with patented gaming technology and research-driven programs delivered to customers with the highest level of security, integrity and ethical standards. The company is committed to worldwide responsible gaming principles and has received international certifications for environmental sustainability.
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada (U.S.), Scientific Games serves customers from advanced-technology manufacturing and operational facilities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
Scientific Games offers a diverse portfolio of products, technology and services, including: Instant, Interactive & Draw Games; Instant Game Product Management; Lottery Systems; Retail Technology; Video Gaming Systems; Gaming Terminals & Gaming Terminal Content; Lottery & Gaming Operations Management; Marketing Research & Analytics; Licensed Properties; Loyalty & Rewards Programs; Internet, Mobile & Social Gaming
Jeff Ifrah, founder of Washington, D.C.-based Ifrah Law, is widely regarded as a leading expert on the cutting-edge of internet gaming matters and currently serves clients in all internet gaming-related spheres including fantasy sports, mobile integration, sports betting, affiliate marketing, Esports, regulatory compliance, social media and sweepstakes. He represents many of the largest iGaming companies and industry associations in the world including Amaya, PokerStars, Unikrn and the Interactive Gaming Council.
Having been involved with online gaming since its dawn, Jeff has developed an unparalleled understanding of the online gaming market. He is a sought after speaker on industry-related topics, including a recent CLE-credit webinar for the American Bar Association entitled “eSports & the Legal Landscape: A Primer on the Emerging eSports Industry.” Other engagements in 2016 include being a presenter at the eSports Conference in Los Angeles, the International Masters of Gaming Law Conference in San Francisco, the iGaming North America Conference in Las Vegas, and the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States in Orlando.
Jeff and his firm frequently write on the topic as well, recently publishing a white paper entitled, “The Definitive Guide to iGaming in the United States”; a comprehensive overview of iGaming legislation and business opportunities in the U.S. Ifrah Law also publishes the blog,www.ifrahonigaming.com. Jeff serves on the editorial board of the Online Gambling Lawyer and as Special Internet Gaming Counsel for the Delaware State Lottery. He is also a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law. Jeff was named to Gaming Intelligence Magazine's Hot 50 List and is recognized in Chambers USA as one of America’s leading lawyers for Gaming & Licensing.
The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM)
The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) is a non-profit international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, lotteries, systems, table games, online technology, key components and support products and services for the gaming industry. AGEM works to further the interests of gaming equipment suppliers throughout the world. Through political action, regulatory influence, trade show partnerships, educational alliances, information dissemination and good corporate citizenship, the members of AGEM work together to create benefits for every company within the organization. Together, AGEM has assisted regulatory agencies and participated in the legislative process to solve problems and create a business environment where AGEM members can prosper while providing a strong level of support to education and responsible gaming initiatives. For more information, visit www.AGEM.org.
Hard Rock International
With venues in 74 countries, including 174 cafes, 24 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Hard Rock owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful hotel and casino locations in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla., both owned and operated by HRI parent The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. New Hard Rock Hotel or Hotel/Casino projects include Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Berlin, Dubai, London, Los Cabos, New York City, and Shenzhen, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.
Gaming Laboratories International
For over 25 years, Gaming Laboratories International, LLC (GLI®) has delivered the highest quality land-based, lottery and iGaming testing, assessment and professional services to regulators, suppliers and operators from more than 475 jurisdictions worldwide. GLI, which has over 20 laboratory locations on six continents, is dedicated to helping their clients get so much more than just testing. The company has established an incomparable team of highly trained, hand-picked professionals to test and certify equipment. Beyond testing, GLI offers a wide range of professional services, including consultation; auditing; field inspections; responsible gaming; and governance, risk and compliance. The company holds U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025, 17020, and 17065 standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. In addition, GLI University®, the world-renowned training program, produces critical, in-depth seminars and events designed to empower attendees with industry fundamentals that will keep them on the leading edge of information and knowledge. GLI’s expertise and experience in the gaming industry helps give their clients’ a competitive advantage that is unmatched in the industry. Please visit www.gaminglabs.com or contact your local Client Service Representative today for more information. GLI – leave nothing to chance.
FANTINI RESEARCH is a publishing, research and consulting firm serving the gaming industry, primarily institutional investors, C-level executives and professionals such as attorneys and regulators. Its numerous publications and reports revolve around the flagship Fantini’s Gaming Report, the industry’s leading daily source of news, analysis and information.
Fantini also publishes the monthly National Revenue Report, Fantini’s Public Policy Review, and co-publishes the industry-leading EILERS-FANTINI Quarterly Slot Survey, and Spectrumetrix reports, the gaming industry’s data source, and performs commissioned research.
For more information visit www.fantiniresearch.com or contact Ashley Rentz at [email protected] or at (302)-730-3793.
The Gaming Practice at Jones Walker offers internationally recognized and industry-leading legal, regulatory, transactional, and litigation counsel to owners, operators, investors, tribes, manufacturers, pari-mutuels, lottery vendors, sweepstakes, and charities throughout the world. Our client base is broad, our gaming experience is deep, and our network of regulatory, tax, and industry contacts is extensive. Taken together, these strengths enable us to provide targeted transactional, legislative, and regulatory solutions, and dispute-resolution services that address today’s challenges in the gaming industry.
Wind Creek Casino & Hotel
Wind Creek Hospitality is the principal gaming and hospitality entity for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Dedicated to providing a first-class customer experience, the casinos and hotels of Wind Creek Hospitality are renowned for their geniality and refinement. The company operates six properties throughout the state of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle.
Founded in 2004, Avigilon™ provides trusted security solutions to the global market. Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras and access control solutions.