Lewis Roca Rothgerber Attorney Anthony Cabot Honored by UNLV Gaming Law Journal with New Award in His Name

Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP is proud to announce that Anthony Cabot has been honored by the UNLV Gaming Law Journal with a new award created in his name. This year marks the inaugural “Anthony Cabot Award for Best Student Note” in recognition for the extraordinary contributions Cabot has made over the last 30 years to the gaming law profession, as well as his longstanding commitment to the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law and the UNLV Gaming Law Journal.

“Anthony Cabot is one of the most distinguished gaming law attorneys in the world,” said Daniel Hamilton, Dean of the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. “He is also a great friend of the UNLV Gaming Law Journal and the William S. Boyd School of Law. He has done tireless work raising funds for the journal and has helped us publish articles from many other important gaming law scholars, which is why we are truly excited to show our appreciation for his work.” 

The winner of the inaugural “Anthony Cabot Award for Best Student Note” was Kerry Kleiman for her paper titled “Keeping Casinos Clean: The Problem with Dirty Money and International Differences  in Anti-Money Laundering Regulations for Casinos.”

As a partner in the firm’s gaming law practice, Cabot provides legal counseling related to land-based casinos and interactive gaming. His worldwide client base includes casino owners, game manufacturers, developers, Internet gambling sites and companies that run contests and sweepstakes.

Cabot writes prolifically on the subject of gaming law, including co-authoring The Law of Gambling and Regulated Gaming: Cases and Materials, a leading textbook on gaming law used at law schools throughout the U.S., among many other publications on the subject.

He is a founding member and the immediate past president of the International Masters of Gaming Law Association, a worldwide organization of prominent gaming attorneys devoted to ongoing education and communications within the gaming industry. He is also the honorary president of the Asia Pacific Association for Gambling Studies.

About the UNLV Gaming Law Journal

The UNLV Gaming Law Journal is a publication of legal scholarship dedicated to analyzing the law and policy implications of gaming case law, legislation, regulations, and important gaming events. The Journal was founded in 2009 and is the first law school journal to specialize in gaming law. It is published by the students of the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in conjunction with the International Masters of Gaming Law. More information about the Journal can be found at its website: www.unlvgaminglawjournal.org.  

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