SOURCE: Pennsylvania Gaming Congress

Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum

January 13, 2010 13:00 ET

Table Games a Focus of 6th Pennsylvania Gaming Congress, February 22-23 at Valley Forge Convention Center

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA--(Marketwire - January 13, 2010) - The introduction of table games will be a central theme at the 6th annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum, which takes place February 22-23 at the Valley Forge Convention Center.

"We have convened a panel of Pennsylvania regulators and table-games experts to examine the implementation, regulatory considerations, operational challenges and competitive issues of adding blackjack, craps, roulette and other table games. This will be very informative for all who attend," said Fox Rothschild LLP partner Marie J. Jones, who will moderate the special session titled "The New Dynamic: Table Games in Pennsylvania."

Confirmed panelists include:

--  Rich Carretta, Senior Associate, Spectrum Gaming Group, which assisted
    the State of West Virginia in implementing table games
--  Cyrus Pitre, Chief Enforcement Counsel, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
--  Frank Quigley, General Manager, Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race
    Course
--  Doug Sherman, Chief Counsel, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
    

Hundreds of casino operators, slot manufacturers, regulators, attorneys and other gaming-related professionals will attend the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum. The two-day event begins February 22 with the afternoon Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum and the evening welcome cocktail reception, followed the next day by the intensive daylong gaming conference, including keynote addresses by Kevin O'Toole, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, and Michael A. Nutter, Mayor, City of Philadelphia.

Conference organizers last week began mailing invitations to attend the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum. Attendees can also download the brochure or register online at www.pagamingcongress.com. Rooms are available at the integrated Radisson Hotel Valley Forge at a special conference rate by calling 610-337-2000.

The Valley Forge Convention Center is conveniently located just 5 minutes from the world-famous King of Prussia Mall, 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, and 30 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is presented by the Fox Rothschild law firm with major sponsorship from Widener University School of Hospitality Management. Other conference sponsors include Casino Enterprise Management; Casino Journal; Casino Career Institute; Energenic; Gaming Industry Observer; Heeter Direct; and US Bank. For sponsorship information, contact pgc@spectrumgaming.com.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is produced and organized by Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and consulting firm that serves public- and private-sector clients worldwide.