Sports Betting to be focal point at East Coast Gaming Congress

May 17, 2018 2:30 AM

The introduction, implementation, and implications of legalized sports betting across the United States will be a focal point of the 22nd annual East Coast Gaming Congress, which takes place June 13-14 in Atlantic City.

Keynote addresses by American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman, AGA Chairman Timothy Wilmott of Penn National Gaming, and SBTech CEO Richard Carter, as well several panel discussions, will provide the hundreds of attendees with sports betting insights by industry leaders from several vantage points.

“The East Coast Gaming Congress – where leaders address other leaders—is the perfect forum to identify the opportunities and challenges that will accompany the implementation of sports betting,” said ECGC co-founder Michael Pollock, Managing Director of Spectrum Gaming Group.

ECGC includes the NexGen Gaming Forum, Day 1 cocktail reception at The Pool at Harrah’s, Keynote Luncheon with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, nine panel discussions, the signature CEO Roundtable, and outstanding networking opportunities.

The ECGC program has been approved Continuing Legal Education credits in Pennsylvania (5.5 general credit hours) and New Jersey (4.8 general credit hours).

More than 500 gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, regulators, attorneys, architects, analysts, public officials, investors and other gaming-related professionals are expected to attend ECGC. The full two-day conference schedule and registration is at Early-bird registration savings are available through May 31, and host Harrah’s is offering hotel rooms at special attendee rates.

ECGC is organized and produced by Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law and Spectrum Gaming Group. Other co-organizers and co-producers are The Friedmutter Group, an industry-leading architectural and design firm based in Las Vegas, and Sysco Corporation, the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging and gaming establishments.