Gaming CEOs and industry leaders to speak at East Coast Gaming Congress

18 January 2023
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Prominent gaming industry leaders from across the country – including nine of the industry’s top CEOs – are confirmed to speak at the 26th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress, 19-20 April at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Atlantic City.

The two-day conference will bring together gaming industry leaders, legislators, regulators, educators, suppliers, attorneys, and other professionals to examine industry-related trends, challenges, and issues. Confirmed speakers to date include:

- Jim Allen, Chairman of Hard Rock International and CEO, Seminole Gaming
- Sherry Amos, Principal, Spectrum Gaming Hospitality Group
- Juliann Barreto, Chief Operating Officer, Spectrum Gaming Group
- Jordan Bender, Senior Equity Research Analyst, JPM Securitie
- Jane Bokunewicz, Faculty Director, Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming Hospitality and Tourism, Stockton University School of Business
- Duane Bouligny, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Bank Security
- David Cordish, CEO and Chairman, The Cordish Company
- Jay Dorris, President and CEO, PCI Gaming
- Tim Drehkoff, CEO, Rush Street Gaming
- Jon Ford, NCLGS President, Indiana Senator
- Howard Glaser, Global Head of Government Affair and Legislative Counsel, Light & Wonder
- Jason Guyot, President and CEO, Foxwoods Resorts
- Brian Hansberry, President of Gaming and Entertainment, Delaware North Companies
- Robert Heller, President and CEO, Spectrum Gaming Capital
- Lynne Levin Kaufman, Co-Chair Gaming Practice Group, Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law
- Siobhan Lane, CEO, Light & Wonder
- Lloyd D. Levenson, CEO and Co-Chair Gaming Practice Group, Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law
- Jeffrey Morris, Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations Penn Entertainment
- Ray Pineault, CEO, Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment
- Michael Pollock, Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming Group
- Thomas Reeg, CEO, Caesars Entertainment
- Gina Smith, Deputy Director of Gaming Compliance at Virginia Lottery
- Denise J. Smyler, Chair, PA Gaming Control Board

The conference commences and continues through the two days with industry leader presentations. Additionally, there will be industry panel discussions and a Day 1 networking reception at Hard Rock’s Daer Nightclub. Panel topics will focus on issues facing the industry, including:

- igaming in 2023
- Sports Betting
- Distributed Gaming: Regulated and Otherwise
- Wall Street Wisdom