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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Canadian Gaming Summit Less Than One Month Away

This year’s Canadian Gaming Summit, which is advertised as Canada’s premier annual conference and exhibition for gaming professionals, will take place at Caesars Windsor from June 16-18.

The Canadian Gaming Summit has educational programs, a trade show, networking events, an annual awards program, and a charity reception.

Dickinson Wright attorneys have integral roles organizing and participating in the legal and regulatory educational programs.

Michael Lipton, from Dickinson Wright’s Toronto office, is the current co-chair of the legal and regulatory track and is moderating an anti-money laundering panel and an iGaming panel. Bob Stocker, from Dickinson Wright’s Lansing office, is joining Michael on the iGaming panel.

Kevin Weber, from Dickinson Wright’s Toronto office, is moderating a panel discussion of problem gambling lawsuits. Thomas McNeill, from Dickinson Wright’s Detroit office, will be participating on that panel.

Jack Tadman, from Dickinson Wright’s Toronto office, will be moderating a panel on the legality of fantasy sports. Greg Gemignani, from Dickinson Wright’s Las Vegas office, will be participating on that panel.

At the 2011 Canadian Gaming Summit, Michael Lipton received the Canadian Gaming Association’s lifetime achievement award in recognition of his contributions to the Canadian gaming industry.

The Canadian Gaming Summit is well attended by regulators, operators, and suppliers. It is an excellent way to make introductions and network with prominent stakeholders in the Canadian gaming industry.