IAGA Sponsors Gaming Professional Panels at G2E

Gaming Advisors to look toward 2012 IAGA International Gaming Summit in Singapore

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) will sponsor three educational panels at the Global Gaming Expo 2012 (G2E) on October 3, 2012 at the Sands Convention and Expo Center in Las Vegas. For the second consecutive year, IAGA will kick off its presentations with “Gaming Law 101,” a primer on gaming law, regulation, licensing and compliance. Later in the day, a panel entitled, “Challenges Abroad: Operating an International Gaming Enterprise” will be presented, and IAGA will conclude its sponsored panels with a “General Counsel Roundtable,” featuring general counsels and IAGA members from leading gaming industry companies.

Less than three weeks after G2E, IAGA will host its 2012 International Gaming Summit at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore, October 23–25, 2012. The 2012 International Gaming Summit keeps with IAGA’s long-standing tradition of providing a forum for industry regulators, executives, financial experts, attorneys and compliance officers from around the world to discuss developments affecting the global gaming market. The Summit program features session topics on international gaming operations, financial strategies for new and existing gaming enterprises, i-Gaming regulations, ethics of the gaming industry, the state of gaming today, and how to bridge U.S. and international customers.

Featured speakers at the 2012 International Gaming Summit are scheduled to include:

  • James J. Murren, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MGM Resorts International
  • T. Raja Kumar, former and first Chief Executive, Singapore Casino Regulatory Authority
  • Lau Peet Meng, Chief Executive, Casino Regulatory Authority, Singapore
  • Brian Mattingley, Chief Executive Officer, 888 Holdings PLC

“We are extremely excited to be back at G2E for the second consecutive year and look forward to a continuing relationship with both G2E and G2E Asia,” said IAGA President, Marc Rubinstein, Sr. VP and General Counsel of Affinity Gaming. “And we believe we will be presenting an even stronger and more comprehensive program at the 2012 IAGA International Gaming Summit in Singapore.”

As of this release, there are more than 100 registrants for the 2012 International Gaming Summit with attendees representing 17 countries. For more information or to register for the IAGA International Gaming Summit, please visit www.theiaga.org.

The IAGA Summit will be immediately preceded by the International Association of Gaming Regulators Annual Conference, which will be held in Singapore, October 21 – 24, 2012. For information on the IAGR Conference please visit http://iagrconference.wordpress.com.

About IAGA

The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) is a nonprofit professional corporation dedicated to the study and development of gaming regulation and compliance. Formed in 1980, it has grown to more than 300 members worldwide. The high point of IAGA’s year is the annual conference. At the annual conference, casino executives, regulators, lawyers and others from the industry and private practice all over the world meet in a relaxed setting to discuss national and international developments in gaming regulation and compliance, and to refresh their contacts in the international network of gaming advisors. To learn more about IAGA, its annual conferences, how to become a member, current gaming news, etc. please visit www.theiaga.org.

Sarah Bookwalter, 202-973-8606

Source: International Association of Gaming Advisors