Anthony N. Cabot

Anthony N. Cabot

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

"One of the top gaming lawyers in the US, especially in respect to the representation of manufacturers and suppliers." - Chambers USA

Tony is a partner in the Gaming Practice 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. ‎ Since 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 doyens 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, 2nd Edition” 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.  He also co-edited and co-authored “Regulating Land Based Casinos,” 2015, and “Regulating Internet Gambling,” 2014, both published by the Gaming Press at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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.

Related News

08/15/2016
83 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys named in ‘Best Lawyers'
11 partners also honored as ‘Lawyer of the Year' in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017
05/27/2016
Chambers USA recognizes Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys
Annual rankings reflect law firm's focus on client service, value, commitment to excellence
06/14/2016
23 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys named Mountain States Super Lawyers
Annual listings reflect peer recognition and professional achievement
04/21/2016
Cabot earns distinction for international gaming law
Chambers Global lauds Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorney as one of world's leading gaming lawyers
03/22/2016
Pro bono service awards presented by Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Annual awards honor memory of lawyer dedicated to equal justice and professionalism
8/26/2015

Presentations

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

Related Publications

Industry Publications

Books

  • Co-Author, “Gaming Law: Cases and Materials Guides,” 2nd Ed., Carolina Academic Press, Fall 2015
  • Co-Editor and Contributing Author, “Regulating Land-Based Casinos” UNLV Gaming Press 2014
  • 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, “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

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Distinctions

  • Vegas, Inc - Top Lawyer - Gaming, 2012
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C. - Information Technology and Gaming Law, 2003-2017
  • 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, 2015-2016

Other Info

Education

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

  • Boyd School of Law University of Nevada Las Vegas, Adjunct Faculty, 2015-2016
  • International Masters of Gaming Law Association, Past President and Founding Member, worldwide organization of prominent gaming attorneys devoted to the on-going education and communications within the gaming industry
  • International Gambling Studies Gaming Research Review Journal, Editorial Board Member
  • UNLV Gaming Law Journal , Editor, 2009-2016
  • Asia Pacific Association for Gambling Studies, Honorary President, 2015-2016