Lewis Roca Rothgerber Attorney Anthony Cabot Edits Comprehensive New Book on International Gaming Law and Policy

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Regulating Land-Based Casinos: Policies, Procedures, and Economics explores new and important policy questions about the role of government in gaming regulation, obligations and opportunities for casinos and public support for gambling and gaming tax revenue. The book is co-edited by UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Associate Dean Ngai Pindell and will be released by UNLV Gaming Press in late September.

“Mr. Cabot and Dr. Pindell have compiled ‘must-read’ materials for gaming regulators, executives and practitioners on the most significant issues facing the gaming industry today,” said Peter Bernhard, former Nevada Gaming Commission chairman.

Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP proudly announces the release of Regulating Land-Based Casinos: Policies, Procedures, and Economics, a comprehensive guide to international gaming regulation. Edited by Lewis Roca Rothgerber attorney Anthony Cabot and UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Associate Dean Ngai Pindell, the book explores new and important policy questions about the role of government in gaming regulation, obligations and opportunities for casinos and public support for gambling and gaming tax revenue.

“Mr. Cabot and Dr. Pindell have compiled ‘must-read’ materials for gaming regulators, executives and practitioners on the most significant issues facing the gaming industry today,” said Peter Bernhard, former Nevada Gaming Commission chairman.

"This book is the cutting edge of casino law and regulation,” said Dr. David Schwartz, Director of the Center for Gaming Research at UNLV. “Its authors, distinguished experts in their specialties, bring knowledge and nuance to a series of complex issues."

“Regulating Land-Based Casinos: Policies, Procedures, and Economics is truly a groundbreaking work that will shape the best practices of the rapidly maturing gaming industry,” said Pindell.

Once restricted to exotic locations like Las Vegas, Macau and Monte Carlo, casinos are now flourishing in locations from the Maryland waterfront to Ho Chi Minh City. Historically, legislators have sought the most stringent regulatory regimes, but governments are quickly learning what challenges and benefits to expect from a regulated casino industry.

Whether a jurisdiction is considering legalizing gaming or deciding how to regulate an existing gaming industry, Regulating Land-Based Casinos: Policies, Procedures, and Economics considers gaming research from a wide variety of disciplines, including law, business, social sciences, economics and tax to explain the many approaches a jurisdiction might take to identify and address important policy goals.

The book will be available in late September at the UNLV Gaming Press website, http://gamingpress.unlv.edu/.

As a partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s gaming law practice, Cabot provides legal counseling related to land-based casinos and interactive gaming. His worldwide client base includes casino owners, game manufacturers, developers, Internet gambling sites and companies that run contests and sweepstakes. Chambers & Partners has recognized Cabot with a “star” rating in Gaming & Licensing, the highest honor awarded to an individual attorney in a specific practice area.

About the UNLV Gaming Press

UNLV Gaming Press is a joint initiative of the University Libraries, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration, and William S. Boyd School of Law.

About Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP

Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP is one of the largest law firms in the Western U.S. With 250 attorneys serving clients across nine offices including Las Vegas, Phoenix, Denver, Reno, Colorado Springs, Silicon Valley, Albuquerque, Casper and Tucson, the firm maintains thriving practices in litigation, real estate, business transactions, intellectual property, gaming, banking, bankruptcy and energy/natural resources. For additional information, please visit http://www.LRRLaw.com.

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