SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) February 24, 2015
Senior Director Dan Walsh with the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is speaking at the iGaming Legislative Symposium taking place Feb. 26, 2015, in Sacramento. Loretta A. Tuell, a member of the firm’s Global Gaming Practice, is also attending.
Walsh, a senior director of Government Law & Policy in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, is speaking on the panel, “The Future of iGaming in California.” Panelists will address the realistic prospects for legalizing Internet poker in California and how it will happen (or not). They also will examine how legalized Internet poker might change the current landscape for tribal gaming operators and how they should prepare for these changes.
According to the conference website, the iGaming Legislative Symposium is a daylong program that will focus on aspects of the possible legalization of online gaming in California and bring together government and industry professionals to discuss the issues the state faces in the possibility of legalizing online gambling.
The symposium’s keynote speaker will be Mike Gatto, California District 34 assembly member and author of AB 9, one of the online poker bills introduced for the 2015 California legislative session. Greenberg Traurig is a platinum sponsor of the event.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group
Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group focuses not only on casino operations, but also addresses lotteries, pari-mutuel wagering, charitable gaming, tribal gaming, and Internet gaming, where permitted by law. Members of the group have varied backgrounds and are located throughout the firm’s offices, allowing them to assist gaming clients in this highly regulated industry across multiple U.S. jurisdictions and internationally. The group’s focus includes the representation of casino owners, operators and executives, gaming manufacturers and suppliers, private equity firms and investment banks on gaming related matters.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.