Calendar Listing and Video: MassGaming to host educational forum on internet gaming

WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Senate including Senator Stanley Rosenberg (Majority Leader), Senator Jennifer Flanagan (Vice Chair of Ways and Means Committee), Senator Bruce Tarr (Minority Leader); Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby; Commissioner Gayle Cameron; Commissioner James McHugh; Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga; Executive Director Rick Day; Director of Problem Gambling and Research Mark Vander Linden; GamblingCompliance Americas Editor, James Kilsby; Global Cash Access General Manager and Senior Vice President, Tim Richards; National Council on Problem Gambling Executive Director, Keith Whyte; Ontario lottery & Gaming Corporation Senior Vice President, George Sweny; Nevada Gaming Control Board Technology Division Chief Jim Barbee; Maryland State Lottery & Gaming Control Agency Director Stephen Martino; and Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Executive Director, Marcus Prater

WHAT: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is hosting an educational forum to explore the topic of Internet Gaming. The Commission has invited a number of industry experts to attend the forum and participate in a series of presentations and panel discussions focused on the current status of internet gaming. Topics include:

  • What are internet gaming and social gaming?
  • Status of internet gaming nationally and globally including the legal status of internet gaming in Massachusetts
  • Risks to internet gaming: money laundering, problem gambling and verification
  • Challenges and successes of internet gaming in Nevada, Delaware and Canadian Provinces
  • Lottery, Internet Gaming and Casinos- Peaceful Coexistence?

Members of the public unable to attend the event are encouraged to watch the forum via live stream at Connect with MGC’s @MassGamingComm to view live tweets throughout the meeting.

WHERE: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

415 Summer Street Room 102, Boston, MA

WHEN: Tuesday, March 11, 2014   

8:30am-9:00am – Registration

9:30am-5:00pm – Presenters and Panel Discussions

Please watch this preview of the Forum on Internet Gaming:

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