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Day 1 - March 4, 2024

INTEGRITY, COMPLIANCE & REGULATION

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Registration Opens / Continental Breakfast


9:00 - 9:10

Welcome


John Kip Cornwell

John Kip Cornwell 

Interim Dean & Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law School

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9:10 - 9:20

Program Overview 


Devon Corneal

Devon Corneal

Associate Dean of Academics, Seton Hall Law School

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9:20 - 10:20

The Purpose and Importance of Compliance Officers & Compliance Committees 


Christopher Soriano

Moderator: Christopher Soriano

VP, Chief Compliance Officer, PENN Entertainment, Inc.

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Rhea Loney

Rhea Loney

Chief Compliance Officer, BetMGM 

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Marc Comella

Marc Comella

Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment 

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Carolyn Barth Renzin

Carolyn Barth Renzin

Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, FanDuel Group 

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10:20 - 11:15 

Operating Successfully in Multiple Markets & Working Effectively with Regulators 


Melanie laCour

Moderator: Melanie laCour

Legal Director, ZwillGen PLLC 

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Ronnie Jones

Ronnie Jones

Gaming Regulatory Consultant & Owner, Public Safety Consulting Services 

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Gina Smith

Gina Smith

Deputy Executive Director of Gaming Compliance, Virginia Lottery

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Sara Gonso Tait

Sara Gonso Tait

Partner, Public Affairs Office, Ice Miller, LLP.

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11:15 - 11:30

Break


11:30 - 12:30 

Regulator Fireside Chat 


Frank A. DiGiacomo

Moderator: Frank A. DiGiacomo

Partner, Duane Morris LLP 

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Louis Rogacki

Louis S. Rogacki

Deputy Director & Assistant Attorney General, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement

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Kevin O'Toole

Kevin F. O'Toole

Executive Director, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

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Cathy Judd-Stein

Cathy Judd-Stein

Chair, Massachusetts Gaming Commission

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Dan Gerber

Dan Gerber

General Counsel, Illinois Gaming Board

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David Murley

David Murley 

Deputy Director, Michigan Gaming Control Board 

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12:30 - 1:30 

Networking Lunch 


1:30 - 2:30

Ethical Dilemmas: Real-Life Lessons in Compliance


Jacob Elberg

Jacob T. Elberg

Associate Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law School

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Dennis Mullen

Dennis Mullen

General Counsel, Indiana Gaming Commission

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Jamie McKelvey

Jamie McKelvey

Deputy Attorney General, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement

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Jeremy Kleiman

Jeremy P. Kleiman

Chair, Gaming Law Practice Group, Saiber LLC 

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2:30 - 3:30

Compliance Implications of Data Privacy and Cybersecurity 


Anthony Torntore

Anthony Torntore 

Assistant U.S. Attorney & Chief, Cybercrime Unit, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey

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Afshien Lashkari

Afshien Lashkari

Lead Engineer – Technical Services Bureau, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement

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Nitin Pandey

Nitin Pandey

Cybersecurity Leader

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3:30 - 3:45 

Break


3:45 - 4:30

Competing Approaches to Advertising and Related Regulations 


Robert Moncrief, Jr.

Moderator: Robert Moncrief, Jr.

Legal and Regulatory Counsel - US, bet365

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Alex Graham

Alex Graham

Associate Counsel, PENN Entertainment, Inc. 

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Terry Dollard

Terry Dollard 

Vice President of Advertising, Paramount Global

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Marlene Warner

Marlene Warner

Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Council on Gaming & Health

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William Pascrell, III

William J. Pascrell, III

Partner, Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc.

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Stephanie Maxwell

Stephanie Maxwell

General Counsel, Tennessee Sports Wagering Council

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4:30 - 5:15 

Maintaining Sports Integrity: The Lifecycle of an Investigation 


Michael Golub

Moderator: Michael Golub 

Deputy Attorney General & Section Chief, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement

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Mark Hicks

Mark Hicks

Managing Director of Enforcement - Development, NCAA

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Bryan Felt

Bryan Felt

Director of Athletics & Recreation, Seton Hall University

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5:15 - 6:00

Crafting a Legal/Compliance Career in Gaming: Skills, Goals, and Pathways 


Kimberlynn Harrison

Moderator: Kimberlynn Harrison

Associate, Gaming Department, Fox Rothschild LLP

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Joseph Caputi

Joseph Caputi 

Director of Compliance, Prophet Exchange

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Megan Kelleher

Megan Kelleher

Manager of Licensing, Fanatics Betting and Gaming

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Gregory Brooks

Gregory Brooks 

Associate Counsel, PENN Entertainment, Inc.

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6:00 - 8:00 

Cocktail Reception (Seton Hall Law School Atrium)


 

Day 2 - Tuesday, March 5, 2024

INNOVATION, SOCIAL ISSUES, & EMERGING CONCERNS 

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast 


9:00 - 10:00 

Responsible Gambling: Stories From the Front Lines 


Martin Lycka

Moderator: Martin Lycka

Senior Vice President, American Regulatory Affairs & Responsible Gambling, Entain 

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Daniel Trolaro

Daniel Trolaro

Vice President of Prevention (US), EPIC Global Solutions

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Brian Hatch

Brian Hatch

Creator/Host, All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast

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Christine Thurmond

Christine H. Thurmond 

Head of Responsible Gaming Relations, DraftKings Inc.

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Amanda Blackford

Amanda Blackford

Director of Operations & Problem Gambling Services, Ohio Casino
Control Commission

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Sandra Johnson

Sandra Johnson

Manager, Responsible Gaming Section, Michigan Gaming Control Board  

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10:00 - 11:00 

Tribal Gaming: The Current State of Play 


Joseph Webster

Joseph H. Webster

Managing Partner, Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP

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Dustin Thomas

Dustin Thomas

Chief of Staff & Director of Self-Regulation, National Indian Gaming
Commission

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11:00 - 11:15 

Break


11:15 - 12:00 

Online Casinos: Regulatory Challenges & The Road Ahead 


Adrian King, Jr.

Moderator: Adrian R. King, Jr.

Co-Practice Leader, Gaming Group, Ballard Spahr LLP

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Cyrus Pitre

Cyrus Pitre

Chief Enforcement Counsel, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

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Sarah Brennan

Sarah Brennan

Senior Director of Compliance, BetMGM

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12:00 - 1:00 

Lunch & Conversation: A Case Study in Working with Legislatures 


William Pascrell, III

William J. Pascrell, III

Partner, Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc.

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Howard Glaser

Howard B. Glaser

Head of Government Affairs and Legislative Counsel, Light & Wonder

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1:00 - 2:00 

Transforming Business and Community Through Supply Chain Diversity  


Kelly Kehn

Moderator: Kelly Kehn

Co-Founder, All-in Diversity Project 

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Frank Chesky

Frank Chesky

Vice President & Interim General Counsel, Hard Rock International 

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Tracey Wiley

Tracey Wiley

Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Bally’s Corporation

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Sandy Chu

Sandy Chu

Financial & Professional Services Sector Lead, New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) 

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2:00 - 3:00 

AML Compliance, Prevention, and Enforcement 


Gregory Lisa

Moderator: Gregory Lisa

Chief Legal Officer, DELV (f.k.a. Element Finance); Co-founder, BSA-AML Compliance Group; and Senior Counsel, Hogan Lovells

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Jenna Casanova

Jenna Casanova

Senior Enforcement Officer, Enforcement Division, Money Service Businesses, & Non-Bank Financial Institutions Section, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

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Hal Crawford

Hal Crawford

Managing Director – Financial Crimes Unit, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC)

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Lauren Utz

Lauren Utz

Director of Compliance, Delaware North

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Brian Lopez

Brian Lopez

Director, Dowling Advisory Group

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Stephanie Brooker

Stephanie L.  Brooker

Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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3:00 - 3:15 

Break


3:15 - 4:15 

 Media Transactions & Sports Books 


Robert Boland

Robert A. Boland

Assistant Professor of Law - Gaming, Hospitality, Entertainment and Sports Law, Seton Hall Law School

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Adam Berger

Adam Berger

Partner and Member, Gaming Industry Group, Duane Morris LLP

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Kavitha Davidson

Kavitha A. Davidson

Award-Winning Sportswriter

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Sam Marchiano

Sam Marchiano

Award-Winning Sports Journalist, Adjunct Assistant Professor, NYU
Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport & President, Spilldog Productions

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4:15 - 4:30 

Concluding Remarks & Award of Certificates 


 

 

 
 

NJ/PA CLE Credits Pending


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