Roster of 50+ Speakers Confirmed
for Summer Meeting in Boston, July 7-10
BOSTON – The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) has attracted an impressive roster of professionals who will participate and speak at the four-day conference, which takes place July 7-10 at the Westin Copley Place.
The event will bring together gaming industry leaders, legislators, regulators, and media to examine the trends, challenges and critical issues facing the gaming industries. A total of 53 gaming industry professionals will participate as speakers throughout the conference.
Following are the confirmed speakers:
  • Waqas Ahmed, Director of Pari-Mutuel Wagering & Compliance, Kentucky Horse Racing Commission
  • Rick Anthony, Deputy Executive Director, Ohio Casino Control Commission
  • Ali Bartlett, Partner, Bose McKinney and Evans Gaming Practice
  • Beth Bresnahan, Vice President, Lottery, Scientific Games
  • Rodney Butler, Chairman, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
  • Representative Christie Carpino, Connecticut, and NCLGS Vice President of Programming
  • Uri Clinton, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Boyd Gaming
  • Daron Dorsey, Executive Director, Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers
  • Brianne Doura-Schawohl, Founder and CEO, Doura-Schawohl Consulting
  • Luke Federici, former Nevada Gaming Control Board Agent, and Dickinson Wright Of-Counsel
  • Delegate Shawn Fluharty, West Virginia, and NCLGS Vice President of Membership
  • Senator Jon Ford, Indiana, and NCLGS Vice President of Finance/Treasurer
  • Dave Friedman, Executive Vice President, Legal and Government Affairs, Boston Red Sox
  • Holly Gagnon-Aydar, President, HGC Hospitality Gaming Consulting
  • Representative Joseph S. Geller, Florida
  • Steven Geller, General Counsel, National Council of Legislators from Gaming States
  • Howard Glaser, Global Head of Government Affairs, Light & Wonder
  • Linda Graves, Executive Director, National Association of Administrators for Disordered Gambling Services
  • Scott Gunn, Senior Vice President of Corporate Public Affairs, IGT
  • Becky Harris, Distinguished Fellow, Gaming & Leadership, UNLV
  • Daniel Hartman, Director, Colorado Division of Gaming
  • Mark Hichar, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
  • Brandt Iden, Head of Government Affairs US, Sportradar
  • Derril Jordan, Partner, Maglio Christopher & Toale Law Firm
  • Representative Chris Kannady, Oklahoma
  • Peter Kulick, Member and Taxation Practice Group Co-Chair, Dickinson Wright
  • Representative Adam Koenig, Kentucky
  • Mark Vander Linden, Director of Research and Responsible Gaming, Massachusetts Gaming Commission     
  • Representative Georgene Louis, New Mexico, and NCLGS Secretary
  • Martin Lycka, Senior Vice President, American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gaming, Entain
  • Christopher McErlean, Vice President of Racing, Penn National Gaming
  • Cheryl Moss, Retired Judge State of Nevada District Court, Independent Educator, Gambling Treatment Diversion Court
  • Jed Nosal, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson US
  • Representative Jerry Parisella, Massachusetts, and Chair, Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies
  • Senator Keith Pickard, Nevada, and NCLGS President
  • Michael Pollock, Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming Group
  • Assemblymember James C. Ramos, California
  • Jason Robins, CEO and Chairman of the Board, DraftKings
  • Tom Sage, Executive Director, Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission
  • Brigitte Saria, Chief People and Infrastructure Officer, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
  • Mark Schauer, former Michigan Congressman and Vice President, Winning Connections
  • May Scheve Reardon, Executive Director, Missouri Lottery
  • Julin Shaw, Senior Director of Board Marketing and Business Development, NeoPollard Interactive
  • Phil Sicuso, Partner and Chair of Gaming Group, Bose McKinney & Evans
  • Kim Sinatra, Lawyer and Strategist, Sinatra + Co.
  • Greg Smith, President & CEO, Connecticut Lottery Corporation
  • Joseph Solosky,Managing Director of Sports Betting, NASCAR
  • Jasmine Tompkins, Legislative Liaison and External Affairs Manager, Michigan Gaming Control Board
  • Louis Trombetta, Executive Director, Florida Gaming Control Commission
  • Daniel Umfleet, Founder and CEO, Kindbridge
  • Luisa Woods, Vice President, Marketing, Gaming and Entertainment, Delaware North
  • Tres York, Senior Director Government Affairs, American Gaming Association
The NCLGS semiannual meetings are the only gaming conferences where the legislative decision-makers meet. They attract legislators, regulators, operators, suppliers, attorneys, lobbyists, media, and other stakeholders to discuss all aspects of regulated gaming. More than 44 legislators from 20 states and Puerto Rico will be among the more than 250 expected attendees at the Summer Meeting.
NCLGS Summer Meeting registration is open to the public; click hereto view the agenda and registration and hotel options.
The four-day Summer Meeting will include:
  • Six NCLGS Committee presentations
  • Three general session panels
  • International Masters of Gaming Law Masterclasses
  • The GLI Regulators Seminar 2022
  • The Association of Racing Commissioner International (ARCI) Meeting for Sports Betting Regulators Association (SBRA)
  • Two evening networking receptions
The NCLGS Summer Meeting has been approved for 10 general credits of Continuing Legal Education by the State of Nevada.


Spectrum Gaming Group proudly serves as Executive Director of NCLGS.

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