June 30, 2016 10:20 ET

Penn National's Timothy Wilmott to Address Summer Meeting of Legislators From Gaming States in Boston; Registration Open to Public

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2016) - Timothy J. Wilmott, President and CEO of Penn National Gaming Inc., will deliver the luncheon keynote address to the Summer Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, which takes place July 29-31 at the Boston Marriott Newton.

"Penn National Gaming is the nation's largest regional gaming operator and has the distinction of having opened the first, and currently the only casino operating in Massachusetts," said former Florida Senator Steve Geller, founder of NCLGS. "With over 20 years of experience in managing and developing gaming operations in diverse regulated jurisdictions around the world, Tim Wilmott can provide valuable insight to legislators, regulators and other attendees on regional gaming trends and where he sees the industry evolving over the next five years."

All NCLGS meetings are open to the public; registration and event information is available at

In addition to legislators, confirmed speakers for the NCLGS Summer Meeting include regulators, attorneys, casino operators, lottery and pari-mutuel experts, and suppliers.

The Summer Meeting includes topical committee meetings and sessions that cover problem gambling, casino saturation, the future of lotteries, Indian gaming, and Internet gaming, among others. Other roundtable discussions will focus on gaming saturation in the Northeast, gaming taxation, and gaming policy. Attendees are invited to attend a Lobster Bake at nearby Lasell University, as well as a site visit to Plainridge Park Casino, which is a Penn National property.

Visit for the conference program and registration, and to make reservations by July 5 at the host Boston Marriott Newton to enjoy the special NCLGS rate of $149 per night (or call 800-228-9290).

Sponsorship opportunities, as well as scholarship opportunities for legislators, are still available. Contact Gail Pagano at or 609-926-5100 for details. The NCLGS Summer and Winter meetings are organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group.

NCLGS is a non-partisan organization of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues in regard to gaming. NCLGS does not support or oppose gaming, but supports effective regulation and sound state policies, and is a source of nonpartisan data on issues of gaming legislation and regulation. The NCLGS Foundation, the educational and research arm of NCLGS, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.