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Gaming Law Update & the Skill Game Debate

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About

In recent years, the Pennsylvania gaming industry has experienced unprecedented growth and expansion. 2021 gross gaming revenue (GGR) from brick-and-mortar casinos, iGaming, sports betting, satellite casinos, fantasy contests and VGTs totaled in excess of $4.73 billion, bringing Pennsylvania's gaming industry closer to once again surpassing New Jersey in GGR.

Join experienced gaming lawyers and counsel for the PA Gaming Control Board for a quick update of this important state industry.

  • Overview of the Current Gaming Landscape
  • Online Gaming & Sports Betting
  • Recent Trends
  • Financial Impact

The Skill Game debate: Games of skill or illegal gambling? 

To the owners of convenience stores and taverns, skill game machines represent a vital source of revenue during challenging economic times, but to the lottery and established gaming industry, skill games are considered unwelcomed competition and illegal gambling devices that are costing the state hundreds of millions of dollars each year.

What are skill games, and are they different than games of chance?

We address those questions, and more: 

  • How is the proliferation of skill game machines in Pennsylvania impacting the regulated gaming industry and state lottery?
  • How will the legality of skill games ultimately be determined?

Each day brings new issues to this industry. Join us for this timely update.

Co-sponsored with the Pennsylvania Bar Association Gaming Law Committee. For more information about the Committee, please visit their webpage.

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

Recorded in April 2022.

Practice Areas

Faculty

NameFirm/Company
Stephen S. Cook Esq. PA Gaming Control Board (Hbg)
Kevin C. Hayes Esq. Saiber
F. Warren Jacoby Esq. Cozen O'Connor (Phila)
Michael J. Lyon Esq. Walsh Pancio LLC
Merritt C. Reitzel Esq. Senate of Pennsylvania
R. Doug Sherman Esq.
Susan A. Yocum Esq. Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC (Hbg)
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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