Robert D. Faiss Lecture on Gaming Law and Policy

The William S. Boyd School of Law presents the Robert D. Faiss Lecture on Gaming Law and Policy on Thursday, April 18 at 5:30pm at the Thomas & Mack Moot Court. The lecture will be given by Frank A. Schreck. 

Join us for an enlightening discussion as we delve into the firsthand experiences of a former Nevada Gaming Commissioner during the twilight years of organized crime in the gaming industry.

Our distinguished speaker, a seasoned individual who served on the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) from April 1971 to August 1975, will share invaluable insights & will recount pivotal moments surrounding his appointment and highlight intriguing anecdotes from NGC meetings and actions undertaken throughout his tenure.

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Frank Schreck stands as a preeminent figure in gaming law, boasting over five decades of expertise in navigating regulatory landscapes and facilitating transformative deals within the gaming industry. As co-chair of Brownstein’s Gaming Law group, Schreck has represented prominent clients such as Apollo Management, Scientific Games Corporation, and Wynn Resorts Ltd., leveraging his investigatory approach to overcome complex regulatory hurdles and financial intricacies.

Notably, he pioneered the “VoteCo” licensing structure, facilitating multijurisdictional transactions for public companies and private equity firms since 2006. Schreck’s influence extends globally, with involvement in gaming law matters spanning Japan, Macau, and Great Britain. His legacy includes being at 26, the youngest member ever appointed to the Nevada Gaming Commission, where he played a pivotal role in shaping the state’s regulatory framework.

Additionally, he held leadership positions at the International Association of Gaming Attorneys, including its President, further solidifying his reputation as a trailblazer in the field. 

April 18, 2024
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
BSL Thomas and Mack Moot Court Facility