SOURCE: East Coast Gaming Congress

East Coast Gaming Congress

April 23, 2014 08:30 ET

Lockton Companies to Be Organizing Sponsor of 2014 East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute, May 19-20

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ--(Marketwired - Apr 23, 2014) - Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately owned insurance brokerage firm, will be an Organizing Sponsor of the 18th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute, which will take place May 19-20, 2014, at The Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City.

Lockton, which provides 35,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance and employee benefits, has established a specialized Gaming, Entertainment & Sports Practice to address clients' evolving risk requirements.

"We are proud to support this distinguished forum which is shaping the future of the industry and addressing all gaming-related issues, whether online or land-based," says Lockton's Jared Mitilier, Senior Vice President, Gaming, Entertainment & Sports Practice. "Examining the convergence of all forms of gaming makes perfect sense; it's this same integrated approach we use at Lockton in developing more creative and cost effective risk management strategies for our gaming clients."

The East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute, 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 & 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 & 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 & iGaming Institute. The full conference schedule and registration are available at www.ecgc.us. Early-bird registration savings are in effect through this Friday, April 25.

Taking place at the spectacular Borgata Hotel & Casino, the ECGC & iGaming Institute provides attendees with not only 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 The East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute is organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and regulatory consulting firm, Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, SOSH Architects, and Lockton Companies. For more information and to register, visit www.ecgc.us. For sponsorship information or media credentials, contact Korbi Carrison at kcarrison@spectrumgaming.com.