Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition


Venue: William S. Boyd School of Law

The Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition is hosted by the William S. Boyd School of Law’s Moot Court Competition Team, Society of Advocates, and Gaming Law Journal.

The Competition focuses on emerging issues at the intersection of gaming law and regulation. Competitors will hone their appellate advocacy skills before prominent jurist and gaming practitioners in the gaming capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada.

This year’s Competition is sponsored by the State Bar of Nevada Gaming Law Section.

Please check back periodically for further registration and competition information.

About Frank A. Schreck

Frank A. Schreck is the namesake of the William S. Boyd School of Law’s Gaming Law Moot Court Competition for good reason. Mr. Schreck is chair of the Gaming Law Group at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP. For more than 40 years, Schreck has played an important role in shaping the realm of gaming law.

Mr. Schreck has represented many of the premier public and private gaming companies (including Wynn Resorts, Caesars Entertainment, Station Casinos, Pinnacle Entertainment, Penn National Gaming, Scientific Games Corporation, and William Hill plc); private equity firms (including Apollo Global Management, TPG, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors and Leonard Green & Partners), as well as large financial institutions who became involved in the ownership of casino properties (including Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse).

Not only has Mr. Schreck represented his client’s gaming interests in Nevada, but he has also been a pioneer in the licensing of companies involved in multi-jurisdictional transactions, including the purchase of Harrah’s Entertainment by Apollo Global Management and TPG, which is the largest gaming transaction. Mr. Schreck has also participated in gaming related matters in such foreign jurisdictions as Japan, Macau, Puerto Rico, Spain and Great Britain.

At age 27, Mr. Schreck was the youngest individual, by far, appointed as a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission. He has also served as President of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys (“IAGA”) and was the Chairman of its Fourth Annual Conference in Vienna, Austria.

We are proud to honor Mr. Schreck by naming the Gaming Law Moot Court Competition for him.

Registration Information

Registration for the 3rd Annual Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition will open September 11, 2017. Register online here.

Competition Information

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Contact Information

For further questions regarding the Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition, please contact the Gaming Law Competition Chair, Paige Foley, at

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