VIDEO: Forum Highlights Growing Momentum on Sports Betting, What 2016 Election Means for Gaming

AGA’s Gaming Experts Forum draws attendees from Capitol Hill, academia, sports and gaming media and prominent gaming

Press Release | 07.01.2016

Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Gaming Experts Forum at Hotel Monaco today featured panelists and speakers who discussed the most pressing issues in the gaming world, including sports betting, the reinvention of the Las Vegas Strip and the 2016 election. Below is a recap of several panels:

Reinventing the Las Vegas Strip

Recap video https://youtu.be/baI6Qm-7CsE

Panelists:

  •       Ron Reese, Las Vegas Sands Corp.
  •       Kevin Bagger, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
  •       Beverly Jackson, MGM Resorts International

How Legal, Regulated Sports Betting Works

Recap video https://youtu.be/XN1SeFvwnYA

Panelists:

  •       Mark Locke, Genius Sports Group
  •       Bob Scucci, Boyd Gaming
  •       Jimmy Vaccaro, South Point
  •       Mark Lipparelli, Nevada state senator & former chairman, Nevada Gaming Control Board

Casinos and the 2016 Election

Recap video https://youtu.be/2pgAX-HWISk

Panelists:

  •       Mark Mellman, The Mellman Group
  •       Steven Horsford, R&R Resources+, former Nevada congressman
  •       Steven Light, University of North Dakota
  •       Sarah Paul, Senator Dean Heller (Nevada)
  •       David Rosenbaum, Rep. Dina Titus (Nevada)

Sports Leagues’ Evolving Relationship with Gambling

Recap video https://youtu.be/IPf9-PnBc34

Panelists:

  •       Andrew Brandt, ESPN & Sports Illustrated
  •       David Purdum, ESPN
  •       Todd Fuhrman, CBS Sportsline
  •       Dan Wallach, Becker & Poliakoff
  •       Will Green, Legal Sports Report

For further insight into the Forum, see what participants said on Twitter by searching #AGAForum.

 

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