SOURCE: Florida Gaming Congress

Florida Gaming Congress

December 21, 2015 14:09 ET

Florida Gaming Congress to Feature Leaders From Government, Business and Gaming, January 6-7, 2016 in Orlando

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Dec 21, 2015) -  State Senator Bill Galvano, Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Vice President Richard Turner, travel and tourism expert Peter Yesawich, No Casinos President John Sowinski, and prominent gaming attorney Marc Dunbar of Jones Walker LLP are among the divergent voices who will speak at the 10th Florida Gaming Congress, which takes place January 7 at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando.

"We are committed to offering multiple perspectives on the impacts of, and outlook for, legalized gaming throughout Florida. Accordingly, we have engaged many prominent leaders and experts in this important, ongoing discussion over how this major industry will, or should, shape the future of the state," said Michael Pollock, Managing Director for Spectrum Gaming Group, which is organizing and producing the Florida Gaming Congress.

The Florida Gaming Congress, the premier forum for professionals following the state's evolving gaming industry, is a must-attend event for corporate executives, gaming operators, elected officials, regulators, vendors, developers, investors, analysts, and anyone else who seeks a greater understanding of the status and outlook of all gaming-related activity in the state. The Florida Gaming Congress provides outstanding opportunities for networking, professional development and business-to-business discussions.

The two-day event begins with an evening cocktail reception on January 6, followed by a full-day of in-depth seminars with networking opportunities. Session topics include:

  • Florida Lottery: A Look to the Future
  • Gaming and Pari-Mutuel Outlook
  • Gaming in Florida: The Wall Street Perspective
  • Gaming Legislative and Policy Update
  • Sports and Gaming: What's Legal, What's Not

For up-to-date information about the Florida Gaming Congress and to register, visit

This year, the Florida Gaming Congress will be immediately followed by the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) Winter Meeting, January 8-10, also at the Rosen Shingle Creek. NCLGS is a non-partisan, multi-state forum where gaming industry professionals and legislators can put forth ideas and garner national recognition for current and future gaming policy issues. Florida Gaming Congress attendees who also register for NCLGS will receive a $100 discount off their NCLGS registration fee. To learn more about NCLGS and to register for the Winter Meeting, visit