Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is the premier gaming trade show and conference Commercial and Native American gaming professionals.
: Speaker List
Below is a listing of all sessions the speaker is scheduled to present.
CEO, Seminole Gaming
Chairman Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment
James F. Allen is chief executive officer of Seminole Gaming, and chairman of Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment, Inc., the parent company of Hard Rock International, one of the world's most recognized brands. Allen developed and is responsible for the operations of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla. Allen is an industry veteran with 30 years experience in executive positions with the Trump Organization, Hilton Hotels and Park Place Entertainment. Allen was senior vice president of property operations for Sun International, where he held senior executive positions at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and Atlantis on Paradise Island, Bahamas. Allen previously was a member of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission Task Force on Gaming Regulation. He is a Certified Hotel Administrator.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
COMPLIANCE, LAW & REGULATION
The role of Government in Gaming.
Expanding Licensing: When Sovereigns Join the Game Room: N111 ~ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Tuesday, November 18, 2008)
Investment in the gaming industry comes from many different sources. This session will examine the issues faced by gaming regulatory agencies when sovereigns enter gaming markets as licensees. Whether it is Indian tribes that go outside of Indian Country as a market participant in a commercial gaming jurisdiction or foreign governments that seek to invest in U.S. gaming activities, sovereign wealth fund participation in gaming is complicated from a regulatory perspective; learn why.
Robert Russell - Gaming Analyst, Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C.
James Allen - CEO, Seminole Gaming, Chairman Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment