Tribal Online Gambling

Phoenix tribal gaming partners Steve Hart and Peter Larson will each present a session at the Second Annual Conference on Legal Issues for Tribal Online Gambling Conference, presented by Law Seminars International.


Business Models for Internet Gambling Operations

Friday, April 4, 2014
10:15AM - 11:45AM

Setting up free-to-play games and preparing for a transition into wagering in social gaming; social media platforms options and their pros and cons; trends in backend infrastructure technologies; contracting tips for backend services.

Update on jurisdictional issues for internet transactions: Where does the wagering occur when a player clicks a button in a different state than where the wager is accepted? Are there ways for a Tribe to structure operations to control jurisdiction?

Tribal-State Compacts: Determining the Extent to Which Tribes Need to Negotiate Updated Terms to Accommodate Internet Gaming

Friday, April 4, 2014
2:15PM - 3:00PM

Process for developing a compact under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988; key terms for implementing internet gaming and best approaches to take; tips for getting a new compact past federal review.


Thursday, April 3 - Friday, April 4, 2014

Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River
Scottsdale, Arizona

This timely conference will update you on new legislative developments, regulatory and business structures and their unique provisions for Tribal online gambling operations. Distinguished members of the faculty, featuring leading lawyers, Tribal representatives, consultants and agency officials will address Tribal-state compacts, the effort of California Indian Tribes to legalize online poker, the pros and cons of working with social media platforms, and practical issues Tribes should consider in anticipation of ongoing internet gambling legislation.

You will hear about backend infrastructure and how it works, developing a Tribal business plan, obtaining the right software, partnership concerns, marketing and more. This will be a critically important program for everyone involved in online gambling.

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Stephen M. Hart
Stephen M. Hart
Practice Group Leader, Partner

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