Registration is still open to join 42 legislators from 20 states and 200 attendees at the three-day Winter Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States that begins Friday at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.
“We at NCLGS have been working hard to make sure our panelists and programs are addressing the most pressing issues facing state legislatures and the gaming industry today. Nowhere else is found a group of dedicated legislators, regulators, and industry executives focused on the intersection of gaming and the regulatory process,” said NCLGS President-Elect Keith Pickard, a senator from Nevada. “This year’s Winter Meeting is further proof that everyone interested in legislation and regulation of gaming in America should be in San Diego from January 10 through 12.”
In addition to the dozens of state legislators, attendees will include gaming operators, suppliers, sports executives, attorneys, analysts, regulators, public officials, and others who have a stake in all aspects of legalized gambling.
The NCLGS Winter Meeting has been approved for 10.0 credits by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education, underscoring its prominence as a vital gaming forum.
The agenda for the three-day NCLGS Winter Meeting will include six legislative-chaired Committee sessions that will focus on tribal and commercial casinos, responsible gaming, pari-mutuels, and lotteries, as well as legal, regulatory, and operational aspects related to sports betting. There will also be two general-session Masterclasses focusing on sports betting and tribal-state compacting conducted by the International Masters of Gaming Law and a morning Keynote Address from Robert Zahradnik of The Pew Charitable Trusts followed by a Luncheon Keynote Address from Bill Miller of the American Gaming Association.
NCLGS is the only organisation of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues relating to gaming. Members of NCLGS serve as chairpersons or members of state legislative committees responsible for the regulation of gaming in their state legislative houses. NCLGS does not promote or oppose gaming but is primarily concerned with the regulation and economic and social impacts of the industry.