Impacts of Digital Lotteries to be a Focus
at NCLGS Winter Meeting in Austin
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AUSTIN – The lottery industry faces an array of opportunities and daunting challenges in coming years, including the rapid expansion of ilottery. A panel of experts will probe the issues facing US lotteries at the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) Winter Meeting, December 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Austin. 
West Virginia Delegate and NCLGS Officer Shawn Fluharty will chair the Committee on Lotteries session, which will include examining the effect of ilottery on public policy and on the broader gaming landscape – including the impacts on retailers, lottery players and other stakeholders. 
The expert presenters are:
  • Scott Bowen, SVP Government Affairs, NeoPollard Interactive
  • Peggy Leah Daniel, US General Manager, NJ Lotto LLC
  • Howard Glaser, SVP Government Affairs and Legislative Counsel, Scientific Games
The NCLGS Winter Meeting is open to the public. The three-day agenda also includes:
  • Six legislator-chaired Committee sessions that will focus on critical aspects of gaming:
  • Committee on Casinos: The Future of Brick-and-Mortar Casinos in a Changing World
  • Committee on Emerging Forms of Gaming: Adopting New Technologies
  • Committee on Indian Gaming: Finding a Level Playing Field in the Digital Future
  • Committee on Lotteries: Building a Digital Future for Lotteries
  • Committee on Pari-Mutuels: Horseracing’s Uncertain Future – an Industry at a Crossroads
  • Committee on Responsible Gaming: Identifying, Adopting Best Practices
  • Keynote Presentations from American Gaming Association CEO Bill Miller and Las Vegas Sands Senior Vice President Andy Abboud
  • Capstone Panel – Sports Betting Retrospective: Expectations, Reality and Lessons Learned
  • Two International Masters of Gaming Law Masterclass sessions on:
    •          Igaming and the Intersection with Land-Based Gaming
    •          Distributed Gaming: Threat, Opportunity or Conundrum?
  • Two evening networking receptions
For panel descriptions please click here.
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NCLGS is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues relating to gaming. Members of NCLGS serve as chairpersons or members of state legislative committees responsible for the regulation of gaming in their state legislative houses. NCLGS does not promote or oppose gaming but is primarily concerned with the regulation and economic and social impacts of the industry. The NCLGS Foundation is the educational and research arm of NCLGS. The 501(c)(3) non-profit is a source of non-partisan data on issues of gaming legislation and regulation.
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