Internet Gaming Regulation Symposium

05/18/2012 - 8:00am
Thomas and Mack Moot Court Facility

Approved for 6 credits of CLE

The UNLV Boyd School of Law is sponsoring a symposium and the publication of a comparative law book on best practices as it relates to the regulation of Internet gaming. The symposium will be held at the Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on May 18, 2012. The symposium features world renowned speakers and authors who are highly knowledgeable in their respective fields. Speakers will survey laws from established and emerging jurisdictions with regulated Internet gaming from around the world, engage in a critical discussion of these laws, and make recommendations for best regulatory practices. Discussions will cover how regulatory agencies can best meet public policy goals related to:

  1. Age and identity verification;
  2. Location verification;
  3. Fraud and cheating detection and prevention, including anti-collusion;
  4. International dispute resolution;
  5. Technical requirements for systems, including testing, error prevention, reliability, security, random number generators and disaster recovery;
  6. Licensing requirements for operators, service providers and manufacturers;
  7. Responsible gaming, including player limits and self exclusion;
  8. Player account protections, including privacy, securing of customer data and safeguarding of funds;
  9. Accounting, audit, reporting and recordkeeping;
  10. Currency and transaction handling requirements, including anti-money laundering;
  11. Taxation; and
  12. Advertising

To view the full schedule, click here (PDF).

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Panelist Bios

Cowan -- Responsible gaming (PDF)
Nocton -- Player account protections (PDF)
Kulick -- Accounting (PDF)
Hoegner -- Financial transactions (PDF)
Millar -- Taxation (PDF)
Cabot -- Licensing (PDF)
Walters -- Advertising (PDF)
Littler -- Fraud, cheating (PDF)

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For questions about the program, please contact:

Tony Cabot
Lewis & Roca LLP
(702) 949-8280

Ngai Pindell
UNLV Boyd School of Law
(702) 895-2417

For questions about symposium logistics, please contact:

Elaina Bhattacharyya
UNLV Boyd School of Law
(702) 895-2318