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Gaming & Licensing — USA - Nationwide


Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP - Gaming & Licensing

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Commentary from the Chambers USA guide

Basic facts about the department
Key offices include Las Vegas and Abescon, NJ.

What the team is known for Reputable firm providing counsel and representation to a diverse range of gaming clients throughout the USA. Expert group of attorneys offering a wealth of industry-specific experience as well as noteworthy expertise in sophisticated licensing matters in large multijurisdictional transactions. Possesses a client list that includes major casinos, gaming companies, resorts and alternative capital providers.

Strengths One client remarks that "it's the firm responsiveness and speed that stand out among its peers."

Another client notes that the firm has a "strong reputation for gaming expertise," adding: "They live up to this reputation by being professional, responsive and accessible."

Value for money The firm is praised for offering excellent value and service, and as an "extremely strong team that we can turn to for our needs in the gaming arena. They provide excellent value for the money we spend and are completely transparent in their billing."

Work highlights Represented Red Rock Resorts in its $313.5 million acquisition of The Palms hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

Represented Penn National Gaming in negotiation of an agreement allowing it to develop and manage a casino for the Jamul Indian Tribe.

Significant clients Caesars Entertainment, The Cosmopolitan, MacAndrews & Forbes, Marnell Gaming, Peppermill Casinos.

Notable practitioners

Frank Schreck is widely regarded as one of the leading gaming lawyers in the US, with extensive experience representing major gaming clients, in particular land-based hotel-casino companies, in a wide range of compliance and licensing matters. He is described as "top of anybody's list," and "a recognized subject matter expert in gaming."

David Arrajj is well regarded for his nationwide gaming practice, with an emphasis on licensing, regulatory investigations and compliance, and M&A transactions.

The "well-respected" gaming lawyer Paul O'Gara is regularly seen representing premier casinos, their holding companies and investors across the US, in a range of gaming regulatory matters.

Jennifer Carleton focuses on the full range of licensing issues arising within M&A transactions and public financings. She is also highly active in matters involving Indian gaming operators. One client acknowledged that "she was very attentive and provided exceptional client service."

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Fox Rothschild LLP - Gaming & Licensing

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Commentary from the Chambers USA guide

Basic facts about the department
Key office is Atlantic City, NJ.

What the team is known for Well-established practice demonstrating significant cross-border expertise in both licensing and regulatory work, regularly appearing before state administrative agencies across the US. Represents a broad range of domestic and international clients including suppliers and distributors, institutional investors and casinos. Also offers advice on complex transactional financings.

Strengths The team is praised by one client for its responsiveness: "I get prompt service and issues are addressed immediately by the team."

Another notes that the firm "has credibility as a result of the straightforward manner in which they approach representation of gaming interests, and do not pursue extreme arguments without very good cause, meaning they are considered to be reputable by the regulator community."

Work highlights Represented MGM Resorts International in obtaining regulatory approval for its acquisition of the remaining 50% share of Borgata casino.

Represented Midwest Electronics Gaming in a case brought against it by AAA Gaming alleging that it breached its asset purchase agreement relating to video gaming use agreements.

Significant clients Empire Resorts, Amaya, Konami Gaming, Cannery Casino Resorts, US Fantasy.

Notable practitioners

Nicholas Casiello is widely considered as a significant figure in the US for his expertise in all aspects of gaming-related licensing, regulatory compliance and acquisitions. One client notes that he "has extensive experience in the gaming industry and that is evident in dealing with him."

Department profile by Fox Rothschild LLP

Fox Rothschild is home to one of the largest gaming law practices in the United States. Ranked by Chambers Global among the top gaming lawyers worldwide, Fox attorneys are skilled practitioners with decades of experience helping clients achieve success in the U.S. and internationally in this highly regulated industry. From Las Vegas to Atlantic City, Illinois to the Caribbean and England to Australia, Fox guides companies on regulatory, licensing, compliance, labor and employment, real estate, litigation, intellectual property, corporate, financing and operational issues. Fox attorneys are nationally-known and have testified by invitation on gaming technology, regulatory and other issues before state legislatures. And Fox routinely – and successfully – represents casino licensees and related vendors before various gaming control agencies. We have been at the forefront of Internet gaming in the United States and are actively involved in advising companies that operate in this field. In New Jersey, Fox attorneys are the go-to team for Internet gaming service providers and possess more experience representing clients in this area than any other law firm. We serve a wide array of gaming-related entities, including casinos, gaming equipment and software manufacturers, suppliers and distributors, private equity funds and investors, internet gaming companies, banks and financial service companies, racetrack owners and operators, lotteries and real estate developers, among others.

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Greenberg Traurig, PA - Gaming & Licensing

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Commentary from the Chambers USA guide

Basic facts about the department
Key offices include Las Vegas and Chicago.

What the team is known for Full-service international firm providing quality legal representation across a range of regulatory and transactional issues including online and tribal gaming-related matters. Counsels clients involved in every aspect of the gaming industry from casino owners, operators and suppliers to financial institutions and real estate developers. Also offers expertise in gaming and licensing matters intersecting with IP and real estate issues.

Work highlights Represented Amaya Gaming in the CAD476 million sale of its subsidiary company Cadillac Jack to AGS.

Assisted Hard Rock International in acquiring the rights owned by BREF HR for casinos and hotel-casinos in the western US and certain international markets.

Significant clients Caesars Entertainment, MGM, Penn National Gaming, Golden Entertainment, DraftKings.

Notable practitioners

Martha Sabol is recognized for her significant gaming practice covering regulatory and corporate matters across the US. She advises a number of US-based international casino owners, operators and suppliers in various gaming and licensing matters.

Mark Clayton maintains a preeminent nationwide practice focusing on regulatory matters, in particular those affecting clients in the internet gaming space. He is named by one peer as "one of the best gaming lawyers in the industry."

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP - Gaming & Licensing

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Commentary from the Chambers USA guide

Basic facts about the department
Key office is Las Vegas.

What the team is known for Distinguished group of gaming advisers with extensive knowledge of both domestic and international regulatory frameworks. Offers expertise across the full gamut of gaming law from land-based licensing and contractual matters to internet gaming-related issues. Particularly strong in the tribal gaming space, advising on the financing and development of land-based projects in conjunction with tribal-state gaming compacts.

Strengths The team is praised for its "broad experience in US gaming legislation."

Another source notes that "they did an excellent job, knew the regulators and were very efficient."

Work highlights Represented AutoLotto in obtaining regulatory approval for its mobile application.

Represented Zuum USA in obtaining licenses in various jurisdictions across the US authorizing the manufacturing and distribution of its gaming devices.

Significant clients IGT, Aristotle International, Peppermill Casinos, Nevada Pari-Mutuel, Lakes Entertainment.

Notable practitioners

Anthony Cabot is held in high esteem across the US as one of the leading figures in the gaming space. He is well versed in all aspects of gaming regulatory work and represents a number of major casino companies and suppliers. One client appreciated his "superb experience with gaming regulatory bodies, addressing concerns and bringing them back to us to achieve the right result."

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Star Individuals

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Anthony Cabot is held in high esteem across the US as one of the leading figures in the gaming space. He is well versed in all aspects of gaming regulatory work and represents a number of major casino companies and suppliers. One client appreciated his "superb experience with gaming regulatory bodies, addressing concerns and bringing them back to us to achieve the right result."

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Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Frank Schreck is widely regarded as one of the leading gaming lawyers in the US, with extensive experience representing major gaming clients, in particular land-based hotel-casino companies, in a wide range of compliance and licensing matters. He is described as "top of anybody's list," and "a recognized subject matter expert in gaming."

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Nicholas Casiello Jr

Fox Rothschild LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Nicholas Casiello is widely considered as a significant figure in the US for his expertise in all aspects of gaming-related licensing, regulatory compliance and acquisitions. One client notes that he "has extensive experience in the gaming industry and that is evident in dealing with him."

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Mark Clayton maintains a preeminent nationwide practice focusing on regulatory matters, in particular those affecting clients in the internet gaming space. He is named by one peer as "one of the best gaming lawyers in the industry."

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Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

David Arrajj is well regarded for his nationwide gaming practice, with an emphasis on licensing, regulatory investigations and compliance, and M&A transactions.

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Paul Hastings LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Behnam Dayanim of Paul Hastings LLP is highly regarded in the gaming community for his national practice focusing on fantasy sports and social gaming matters. He provides guidance to social media platforms, operators and investors.

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Jones Walker LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Kelly Duncan of Jones Walker LLP is well versed in all aspects of gaming law, representing casinos manufacturers, suppliers, and financial institutions in the development and operation of land-based casinos. One client notes that he is a "first-rate gaming lawyer."

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Dickinson Wright PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Jeffrey Silver of Dickinson Wright PLLC is highly regarded for his extensive knowledge of gaming regulatory matters. He regularly counsels clients in the land-based casino space.

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Heidi M Staudenmaier

Snell & Wilmer LLP

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Heidi Staudenmaier of Snell & Wilmer LLP maintains her reputation as one of the top national attorneys in the Indian gaming space, regularly representing tribes, and tribal entities on corporate transactions. One clients notes that "she's very good at getting everything she needs and bringing back a finished product."

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Robert W Stocker II

Dickinson Wright PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Robert Stocker of Dickinson Wright PLLC continues to uphold a strong national practice in the gaming space, regularly representing casinos in a range of matters before regulatory control bodies.

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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

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Paul West of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC focuses his practice on representing casino owners, operators and financiers in all aspects of regulatory and transactional gaming law, as well as litigation. One source notes that he was "prompt, knowledgeable and did a great job."

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Latham & Watkins LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Sony Ben-Moshe of Latham & Watkins LLP concentrates his practice on counseling banks and gaming operators with regards to financings and transactions in the gaming space. One peer holds him in the "highest regard as a really exceptional lawyer."

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Jennifer Carleton

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Jennifer Carleton focuses on the full range of licensing issues arising within M&A transactions and public financings. She is also highly active in matters involving Indian gaming operators. One client acknowledged that "she was very attentive and provided exceptional client service."

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Ifrah Law

From the Chambers USA guide

Jeff Ifrah of Ifrah Law is highlighted for his expertise in all aspects of gaming law, including regulatory compliance, sports betting and fantasy sports, among others. Clients note that he is "very experienced, knowledgeable and well connected."

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Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Paul Jenson of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is recognized for his excellent gaming practice, offering expert counsel on a range of gaming regulatory matters to casinos, lenders and investors. One source notes that he has a "very good practice in video gaming and is well respected in that space."

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Dan M McDaniel Jr

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

From the Chambers USA guide

Dan McDaniel of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC maintains his reputation as "a great lawyer" for his nationwide gaming practice. He advises numerous casinos and distributors, among other clients, on a wide range of domestic and international gaming matters.

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Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

The "well-respected" gaming lawyer Paul O'Gara is regularly seen representing premier casinos, their holding companies and investors across the US, in a range of gaming regulatory matters.

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Martha Sabol is recognized for her significant gaming practice covering regulatory and corporate matters across the US. She advises a number of US-based international casino owners, operators and suppliers in various gaming and licensing matters.

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Thomas B Shepherd III

Jones Walker LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Thomas Shepherd of Jones Walker LLP is renowned for his national gaming practice, with an emphasis on assisting major casino organizations, manufacturers and financial institutions in the development, financing and licensing of gaming facilities and resorts.

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Regulatory Management Counselors, PC

From the Chambers USA guide

David Waddell of Regulatory Management Counselors, PC is well regarded for his extensive expertise in regulatory issues affecting clients in the gaming space.

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