Internet Wagering Highlighted at the 2013 East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum

May 6, 2013

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - New Jersey is set to be one of the pioneers in offering Internet wagering, so the entire global online gaming industry will be tuned in to the 17th annual East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum, where the future of this new endeavor will be charted and discussed. The conference will be held May 21-22 at the historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Lynn Levin Kaufman, Partner, Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, a co-organizer and co-producer of the event, will moderate the panel, "The Future is Now: Internet Gambling." The session is co-sponsored by GTECH-G2 and KGM Gaming, and featured panelists are:

  • E. Eugene Johnson, Senior Vice President, Spectrum Gaming Group
  • Lee Amaitis, President & Chief Executive Officer, Cantor Gaming
  • Jon Porter, Former Representative, United States Congress
  • William Pascrell, III, Member, Princeton Public Affairs Group
  • Gil White, Partner, Herzog Fox & Neeman
  • William Scott, Vice President of Interactive Business Development, GTECH-G2

"This is the perfect forum in the perfect location for this discussion, which will be of essential interest to anyone seeking opportunities in this online realm," said Michael Pollock, Managing Director of Spectrum Gaming Group, a co-founder and co-producer of the event and a leading consultant in both land-based and online gaming policy.

More than 600 gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, regulators, attorneys, architects, analysts, public officials, investors and other gaming-related professionals will attend. The full conference schedule and registration information are available at www.ecgc.us . Early-bird registration savings will be honored until advance registration is closed on the afternoon of Thursday, May 9.

Taking place at Atlantic City's historic Boardwalk Hall, the East Coast Gaming Congress will provide attendees with valuable insight and education by those most knowledgeable about this evolving industry -- as well as outstanding opportunities for networking, professional development and business-to-business discussions.

Once again co-located with the Atlantic City Hospitality Trade Show, the event consists of a day and a half of in-depth conference sessions and presentations, and two full days of exhibits. Day One culminates with the always well-attended Welcome Reception, taking place at the Diamond Club at Bally's Atlantic City, offering a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean, and sponsored by the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority.

The conference program also will include eight individual presentations from top industry CEOs, as well as a regional panel covering the competitive challenges and outlook in the Mid-Atlantic region, and the always-popular Wall Street panel featuring the industry's leading Wall Street analysts.

The East Coast Gaming Congress is organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and regulatory consulting firm, Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, and SOSH Architects. For more information and to register, visit www.ecgc.us. For sponsorship information, contact Donna Vecere at dvecere@cooperlevenson.com or Allison McCoy at amccoy@spectrumgaming.com