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McNees Attorney Frank Donaghue to Moderate Gaming Webinar on May 7

May 7, 2020
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McNees Attorney Frank Donaghue to Moderate Gaming Webinar on May 7

Frank Donaghue, Of Counsel with McNees Wallace & Nurick, will moderate a panel of experts on the compelling topic The Expansion of iGaming in North America; What Might the Future Hold? Thursday, May 7, 8 a.m. PST

Frank’s esteemed panel includes:

  • Edward Bedrosian, Jr., Partner, Orrick
  • Kevin Mullally, Vice-President of Government Relations and General Counsel, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)
  • R. Douglas Sherman, Chief Counsel, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
  • Kent Young, Chief Executive Officer, Spin Games

Since iGaming was legalized in North America several years ago, only a few jurisdictions are currently benefiting from taxable revenues resulting from online casino gaming as the novel coronavirus has brought the rest of the industry to a standstill. As such, much speculation exists about whether the current industry shutdown will result in a renewed effort to legalize online gaming in states where there hasn’t been interest or encourage jurisdictions with pending legislation to speed up the approval process. Featuring regulatory and operational experts, this webinar explores iGaming expansion, technology, revenue potentials, regulatory concerns and what role it may play in the recovery of gaming.

This session is part of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) free Best Practices webinar series focusing on critical issues facing global gaming. Developed in conjunction with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) International Center for Gaming Regulation (ICGR), the UNLV International Gaming Institute (IGI), the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) and Ernst & Young, and is made possible by Casino International.  To register click here or go to

Frank T. Donaghue, a seasoned attorney and compliance professional, practices in the McNees Corporate & Tax and Gaming Practice Groups. Frank has extensive expertise in gaming, regulatory affairs, BSA/AML compliance, consumer protection, workplace & government investigations, ethics hotline management, FCPA compliance and vendor due diligence. Frank is the former Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Chief Compliance Officer for Penn National Gaming, Inc., which owns and operates 42 gaming and racing facilities. He oversaw all aspects of compliance and served as the company’s primary liaison with regulators in the 19 jurisdictions where Penn National operates. Frank was also a significant contributor to the growth and creation of Penn Interactive, Penn National’s sports betting and interactive gaming division. In addition, he supervised compliance for Casino Rama in Ontario, Canada providing him with international gaming regulatory experience. For the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, Frank served as the first Chief Counsel to the Board, then Acting Executive Director and finally Interim Deputy Executive Director. There he developed regulations implementing the operation of table games at existing casinos; managed staffing agency bureaus, including Administration, Licensing, Gaming Operations, Casino Compliance, Gaming Laboratory, Office of Diversity, Compulsive Gaming, Communications & Legislative Affairs, and Office of Chief Counsel; and oversaw the administration of the Bureau of Investigations & Enforcement.

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