SOURCE: East Coast Gaming Congress

East Coast Gaming Congress

March 13, 2014 13:21 ET

18th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress, May 19-20, Introduces the iGaming Institute

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 13, 2014) - The East Coast Gaming Congress, the largest gaming conference outside of Las Vegas, continues its annual growth and evolution by introducing the iGaming Institute, which will kick off the event taking place May 19-20 at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City.

ECGC featuring the iGaming Institute brings prominent industry leaders -- from industry, government, Wall Street, law and other sectors -- who collectively set the policies and make the critical decisions into one forum where their ideas can be cross-pollinated and placed in the broadest context. With the many forms of legalized gambling beginning to converge -- from land-based casinos to Internet gaming to lotteries -- ECGC and iGaming Institute provides attendees with the critical insights necessary to understand where, when and how the gaming will be reshaped.

More than 600 gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, regulators, attorneys, architects, analysts, public officials, investors and other gaming-related professionals are attending ECGC and iGaming Institute. The full conference schedule and registration are available at www.ecgc.us. Early-bird registration savings are in effect through April 25.

Taking place at the spectacular Borgata Hotel & Casino, the ECGC and iGaming Institute not only provide attendees with valuable insight and education by those most knowledgeable about this evolving industry, but also outstanding opportunities for networking, professional development and business-to-business discussions.

The iGaming Institute launches the conference on May 19, followed by the always popular and well-attended Welcome Reception. Tuesday brings a full day of comprehensive sessions addressing the most critical issues facing the industry today, and includes a Keynote Luncheon Address from New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney as well as two panels featuring the CEOs of major East Coast operators including:

  • James Allen, Chief Executive Officer, Seminole Gaming
  • Scott Butera, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise
  • David Cordish, Chairman, The Cordish Companies
  • Mitchell Etess, Chief Executive Officer, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
  • Virginia McDowell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Isle of Capri Casinos
  • Keith Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, Boyd Gaming
  • Timothy J. Wilmott, President and Chief Executive Officer, Penn National Gaming

The ECGC and iGaming Institute 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 Korbi Carrison at kcarrison@spectrumgaming.com