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Lanni to keynote Summit

Oct 14, 2003 6:25 AM

irage, will deliver the keynote address at the second annual Racing & Gaming Summit, scheduled for Dec. 9 in Tucson.

The summit, which debuted last year, was created to address the emergence of casino-style gaming that is sweeping into racetracks.

Following the summit will be the 30th annual Symposium on Racing, the largest racing conference in North America, sponsored by the University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program.

In addition to Lanni’s address, other featured speakers and guests include Gary Loveman, president of Harrah’s Entertainment; Jack Bernsmeier of Boyd Gaming; John Chamberlain of IGT; and Marc Falcone of Deutsche Bank Securities.

The Racing & Gaming Summit is the only conference that brings together leaders from the racing, lottery and casino segments of the gaming industry.

Last year, participants from 35 states, seven Canadian provinces and several countries gathered to interact and discuss common issues and challenges.

The event is held at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, which also hosts the Symposium on Racing, which begins Dec. 10 and continues through Dec. 12.

For information about the event, as well as registration information, go to the Summit’s website,