A record number of legislators will be in attendance when the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) convenes from July 12-14 in Minneapolis for the association’s annual Summer Meeting. So far, 38 legislators – and counting – will be welcomed through the doors during its three-day conference at the Radisson Blu Downtown.
“While the gaming industry holds numerous conferences each year, the NCLGS meetings are the only ones where the key legislative decision-makers meet to discuss the critical public policy matters,” said President William P Coley II, a Senator from Ohio.
“Gaming issues are of growing importance in every state house. That’s why we are setting legislator attendance records for the third meeting in a row. Legislators know that they can learn from each other and they can count on their fellow decision-makers to provide them with the unfiltered information they need.”
The Summer Meeting has also been approved for 10 Continuing Legal Education credits by the Nevada bar, underscoring its importance as a premier gaming policy forum.
The three-day agenda includes six legislative committee sessions covering casinos, emerging forms of gaming, Indian gaming, lotteries, responsible gaming, and state-federal relations. A keynote luncheon address: “The Next Five Years of Gaming,” will be delivered by Timothy Wilmott, CEO, Penn National Gaming, and Chairman, American Gaming Association.