SOURCE: iGaming Legislative Symposium

iGaming Legislative Symposium

December 09, 2014 11:00 ET

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom to Deliver Keynote Address at 2015 iGaming Legislative Symposium

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2014) - California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom will deliver the Luncheon Keynote Address at the 2nd annual iGaming Legislative Symposium on February 26, 2015, at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel.

Newsom was elected as the 49th Lieutenant Governor of California on November 2, 2010. His top priorities are economic development and job creation, improving access to higher education, and bolstering California's environmental leadership. Lt. Gov. Newsom came from a successful background in the private sector, starting 15 small businesses and creating more than 1,000 jobs, and in local government, having served as a Supervisor, and later, Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco.

"Having Lt. Gov. Newsom as our keynote speaker underscores the importance the Internet gaming issue in California -- and of the importance of the iGaming Legislative Symposium as the principal forum for discussing its future," said Victor Rocha, editor-in-chief of Pechanga.net, the leading gaming-industry news aggregator since 1998. "His business and government experience and his innovative use of social media gives him a unique perspective on the regulation and taxation of an emerging new industry. We welcome his views on the future of i-gaming in California."

The iGaming Legislative Symposium will continue to deliver the most comprehensive discussion on the future of iGaming in California. Attendees will include state legislators, gaming regulators, tribal and commercial gaming operators, and Internet gaming experts from around the world. Session topics include:

  • 2014: The Year in Review
  • The Future of iGaming in California
  • Critical Issues for a Successful iGaming Rollout
  • Responsible iGaming: Is iGaming More Addictive than Land-based Gaming?
  • iGaming Regulation in California
  • Legislation Initiatives

Early-bird registration rates are available through January 30, so register now for savings. To view the complete agenda and to register, visit www.igamingsymposium.com

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Pechanga.net is the leading news source for gaming, Indian gaming, and Native news on the internet. Owned and operated by Victor Rocha, an enrolled member of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians, the service has been disseminating the essential stories to Indian Country's decision-makers since 1998.

Spectrum Gaming Group is an independent, full-service global gaming research and professional services firm serving private- and public-sector clients worldwide. Our array of services include market study and financial analysis; investigations and due diligence (financial and integrity); Internet gambling research and analysis; economic impact reports; drafting of legislation and regulation; public-policy analysis; establishment of investigative procedures; gaming regulatory services; and professional services for Indian Nations. Our reports have been used by clients to shape public policy, secure financing, formulate marketing plans, determine scope and size of development, establish gaming regulations, and make licensing decisions, among many other purposes. Spectrum produces several conferences and together with Fantini Research and Management Science Associates, publishes SPECTRUMETRIX|Fantini, a comprehensive and dynamic suite of web-based reports.