September 14, 2011
What is the Impact of Black Friday Indictments on the Online Gaming Industry?
This panel will discuss how the recent Department of Justice indictments regarding PokerStars, Absolute & Full Tilt have affected the online gaming industry and the players, how the indictments will continue to impact the industry and players and what regulators are doing, or should being doing, about those indictments and those affected by them. The discussion will focus on the impact from the perspective of North America and the EU and will include a real life case study focusing on Full Tilt and the repercussions for a major gaming company, what impact will this have on players and how do they deal with it?
Moderator: Michael Lipton, Q.C., Senior Partner, Dickinson Wright, LLP, Canada
Speakers: Wendeen H. Eolis, CEO, Wendeen Eolis Enterprises, Inc., New York
Joseph M. Kelly, Professor, Buffalo State College, State University of New York and Associate, Catania Gaming Consultants, New York
I. Nelson Rose, Professor of Law, Whittier Law School, California
Stefan Rapp, Professional Poker Player, Austria
Sue Schneider, President, eGaming Brokerage, Missouri