SOURCE: Pennsylvania Gaming Congress

Pennsylvania Gaming Congress

February 16, 2011 11:00 ET

Wall Street Analysts to Provide Candid Insights at 7th Annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - February 16, 2011) - Five of the country's most respected gaming-industry analysts from Wall Street will share their candid views on the revenue potential, competitive landscape, public policy and other issues at the 7th annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum, which takes place March 21-22 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress's Wall Street panel is always a favorite among conference attendees, who appreciate the panelists' expert projections, insight and candor. Speakers on the panel "The Candid View from Wall Street" include:

  • David J. Alexander, Senior Vice President, GE Capital, Media, Communications & Entertainment
  • Joseph Greff, Managing Director - Gaming & Lodging Equity Research, J.P. Morgan Securities
  • Robert Heller, Managing Director, Head of Americas Gaming & Leisure, UBS Investment Bank
  • Alex Picou, Managing Director and Sector Head, Gaming, Lodging, Travel & Leisure, FBR Capital Markets & Co.
  • Andrew Zarnett, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank

Hundreds of casino operators, slot manufacturers, regulators, attorneys and other gaming-related professionals will attend the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum in downtown Philadelphia. The two-day event begins March 21 with the Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum, kicked off by a keynote presentation from Michael Tanner, Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer of the United States Trotting Association (USTA), and finishing with the evening conference cocktail reception on the 33rd floor Terrace of the Loews Hotel with breathtaking views of downtown Philadelphia. The following day, the Gaming Congress will include two prominent keynote speakers and intensive panel discussions.

The event has again been approved for 5.75 Continuing Legal Education Credits ("CLE") in Pennsylvania, and new this year, it's also been approved for 7.0 CLE credits in New Jersey, making it a must-attend event for gaming-law professionals.

A detailed agenda and online registration are available at www.pagamingcongress.com. Early bird rates are available through March 11. Loews Philadelphia Hotel is offering a reduced rate for conference attendees -- a limited number of rooms are available so make your reservations soon. For more information or to become an event sponsor, email pgc@spectrumgaming.com.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is presented by the Fox Rothschild law firm. Other conference sponsors include Casino Enterprise Management, Casino Journal, Casino Career Institute, DiTronics Financial Services, Energenic, Gaming Industry Observer, Heeter Direct, Northampton Community College, PA Equestrian, Slot Manager, and Top Flight Media.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, the foremost independent research and professional services firm serving private- and public-sector clients worldwide. The firm's services include comprehensive feasibility studies and economic impact reports. Spectrum also publishes the Gaming Industry Observer newsletter and produces three other leading conferences: East Coast Gaming Congress, Florida Gaming Summit and New England Gaming Summit.