Anthony N. Cabot

Anthony N. Cabot

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702.949.8280 office
702.949.8367 fax
3993 Howard Hughes Parkway
Suite 600
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Tony is a partner in the Gaming Law group. He helps clients in the areas of gaming law, Internet gambling, sweepstakes and contests. In 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013, Chambers Global awarded him the coveted “star” rating - the highest honor given to an individual attorney in a specific practice area. ‎ In 2013, Chambers USA also awarded him the “star” rating.

"One of the famous names in global Internet gaming." Sources say he has "written the entire library on gaming law - he's the absolute master."
- Chambers and Partners UK 2011

“One of the dozens of the field, recognized worldwide, is Anthony Cabot. ... Peers tells us that Cabot is ‘widely regarded as the most reputable gaming attorney in the US and has practically written the entire library of the subject’.”
- Chambers Global, Gaming 2008

“Clients value him for possessing ‘that rare combination of sharp legal skills; current regulatory knowledge and practical business intuition; he is someone who provides clarity where there are areas of gray’.”
- Chambers USA, Gaming and Licensing 2007

Tony writes prolifically on the subject of gaming law. Most recently, he co-authored “The Law of Gambling and Regulated Gaming: Cases and Materials,” a 700+-page tome that is the most comprehensive resource available on gaming law. He has also published a series of educational booklets for his clients and other professionals in the industry.

Covering the entire gaming spectrum, Tony’s clients include casino owners, game manufacturers, developers, Internet gambling sites, and companies that run contests and sweepstakes. Tony provides legal counseling related to all types of games, encompassing online games, casual games and complex skill-based games.

Representative Matters

Related News

Cabot earns distinction for international gaming law
Chambers Global lauds Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorney as one of world's leading gaming lawyers
Pro bono service awards presented by Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Annual awards honor memory of lawyer dedicated to equal justice and professionalism


  • Speaker, "Intrastate Internet Gaming vs. Federal Internet Gaming Legislation," Gaming Law Minefield 2015, February 2015

Related Publications

Industry Publications


  • Co-Editor and Contributing Author, "Regulating Internet Gaming: Challenges and Opportunities," UNLV Gaming Law Press, 2013
  • Co-Author, "A Practical Guide for Offering Online Contest and Promotions," Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Gaming Booklet
  • Author, "Obtaining a Non-Restrictive Gaming License in Nevada," Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Gaming Booklet
  • Co-Author, “Gaming Law: Cases and Materials,” Carolina Academic Press, Fall 2010
  • Co-Author, “A Guide to Successful Gaming Company Compliance,” 2010
  • Founder and Contributing Author, “The Internet Gambling Report,” Twelfth Edition, River City Group, 2009
  • Co-Author, “Casino Math,” Institute For The Study Of Gambling And Commercial Gaming,” University of Nevada, Reno, 2001; Second Edition 2005
  • Co-Author, “Casino Credit and Collection,” Institute For The Study Of Gambling And Commercial Gaming,” University of Nevada, Reno, 2003
  • Editor and Principal Author, “Nevada Gaming Law,” Lionel Sawyer & Collins, Third Edition, 2000
  • Coeditor and Contributing Author, “International Casino Law,” Institute For the Study Of Gambling And Commercial Gaming, University of Nevada, Reno, 1991; Second Edition, June 1993; Third Edition, 1999
  • Principal Author, “Federal Gambling Law,” Trace Publications, 1998
  • Author, “Casino Gaming: Public Policy, Economics And Regulation,” International Gaming Institute, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 1996

Recent Law Review Articles

  • Co-Author, “Alex Rodriguez, a Monkey and the Game of Scrabble: The Hazard of Using Illogic to Define Legality of Games of Mixed Skill and Chance,” Drake Law Review, Spring 2009
  • Co-Author, “Fantasy Sports: One Form of Mainstream Wagering in the United States,” John Marshall Law Review, Summer 2007
  • Co-Author, “Poker: Public Policy, Law, Mathematics and The Future of an American Tradition,” Cooley Law Review, Spring 2006

Client Alerts


  • Vegas, Inc - Top Lawyer - Gaming 2012
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C. - Information Technology and Gaming Law 2003-2016
  • Technical Business Alliance of Nevada - eNevada Award - Catalyst of the Year 2002
  • Nevada Business Magazine - Southern Nevada Top Attorneys - Legal Elite 2013-2014
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers - 2010 "Top 75", 2013 "Top 100" - Gaming 2007-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell - "AV/Preeminent Attorney" Rating
  • Las Vegas Business Press - Top 10 Lawyer in Gaming 2012
  • Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers - Chambers Partners Legal Publishers - Gaming Regulation and Gaming Licensing 2015

Other Info


J.D., William Pedrick Scholar
cum laude, Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 1981
B.A., summa cum laude, Cleveland State University, 1978

Bar Admissions

Nevada, 1982
Arizona, 1981

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Association of Gaming Attorneys, Former General Counsel
  • Boyd School of Law University of Nevada Las Vegas, Adjunct Faculty, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration
  • The Internet Gambling Report, Founding Editor, now in its Eleventh edition, covering the evolving conflict between technology and the law, 2009
  • International Gambling Studies Gaming Research Review Journal, Editorial Board Member
  • Gaming Law Review, Co-Editor-in-Chief
  • International Masters of Gaming Law Association, Immediate Past President and Founding Member, worldwide organization of prominent gaming attorneys devoted to the on-going education and communications within the gaming industry
  • Cyberesqs Suite 16, Inaugural Member, lawyers at the leading edge of new-media work
  • Gaming Law Journal , Editor, 2009
  • Asia Pacific Association for Gambling Studies, Honorary President