COLUMBUS, OH – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that partner Kevin Braig was selected to speak at the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States 2017 Summer Meeting. The session, moderated by Nevada Senator Becky Harris, focused on the escalating issues regarding sports betting from legal, regulatory and economic viewpoints. Nearly 200 attendees – including more than three dozen state legislators – convened at the Westin Denver Downtown to discuss issues that will help legislatures make informed decisions about casinos, lotteries, pari-mutuels, and other forms of gambling in their states.
Kevin's professional experience extends into the gaming arena, with a particular focus on sports wagering, daily fantasy sports, charitable gaming and game software licensing. Kevin advises clients on issues including registration, record-keeping, licensing and compliance with state and federal law, including the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, the Wire Act, and Ohio’s gambling laws and regulations governing casino gaming and skill-based amusement machines. He has defended governmental enforcement actions, and has drafted statutory gaming language for proposed state gaming laws. Kevin’s practice also focuses on agribusiness, including the commodity trading and futures and options trading on commodities and on environmental compliance and litigation.
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