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Greenberg Traurig’s Mark Hichar Speaks at Public Gaming Research International’s Smart-Tech Conference

BOSTON, MA – Feb. 22, 2019 –Mark Hichar of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak at Public Gaming Research International’s (PGRI) “Smart-Tech” conference in Fort Lauderdale, Feb. 26-28. 

The three-day conference focuses on the public policy, regulatory, and legislative fronts of the government-sponsored-gaming industry. Attendees include lottery directors from several U.S. states and Canadian provinces, and from Germany, Australia, and Morocco, as well as representatives from major suppliers to the lottery industry.

On Feb. 27, Hichar will participate in a panel moderated by Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director Gordon Medenica exploring the DOJ’s recent opinion reinterpreting the federal Wire Act. 

Hichar, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office, focuses his practice on the gaming industry, offering clients over 25 years of experience working for gaming operators, system suppliers, game developers, and gaming licensees. He has worked as both inside and outside counsel to gaming companies, and understands the need to provide clear, practical, and actionable advice. He has significant experience working with operators of casinos and lottery systems, as well as entities licensed by or contracted with domestic or foreign government gaming regulatory bodies. 

PGRI is committed to supporting and expanding government-sponsored-gaming organizations all around the world through responsible regulatory policies. The organization provides information resources, news services, and analysis by thought leaders in the gaming industry, tracking the political, legal, and regulatory matters affecting the gaming industry.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group focuses not only on casino operations, but also addresses lotteries, pari-mutuel wagering, charitable gaming, tribal gaming, and internet gaming, where permitted by law. Members of the practice have varied backgrounds and are located throughout the firm’s offices, allowing them to assist gaming clients in this highly regulated industry across multiple U.S. jurisdictions and internationally. The practice’s focus includes the representation of casino owners, operators and executives, gaming manufacturers and suppliers, private equity firms, and investment banks on gaming related matters.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.