Industry-leading experience with full-featured service
Our Gaming Law Group based in both Las Vegas and Atlantic City represents businesses and individuals who are seeking gaming licenses, liquor licenses and related approvals, from the relevant federal, state and local agencies. Working within the firm’s Corporate & Business Department, we render advice on the structuring of major transactions to minimize gaming issues and assist in obtaining necessary approvals for public offerings, financings, business restructurings and mergers and acquisitions. In conjunction with the firm’s Real Estate Group, we handle gaming issues relating to the acquisitions and new development of hotels, resorts and casinos.
Brownstein’s Gaming Law Group advises and represents existing licensees, including casino operators and gaming device manufacturers and distributors. Our work in this area revolves around gaming tax issues; disciplinary matters; Internet gaming concerns; gaming device, system and equipment approvals; federal and state law implications of promotional activities; and currency transaction reporting issues. We also help clients with regulatory issues by implementing comprehensive compliance programs. These programs cover due diligence requirements with respect to employees, vendors, junket representatives and major financings and transactions.
The Brownstein Advantage
- Unequalled experience and credibility. Chaired by named partner Frank Schreck, the Gaming Law Group is widely recognized as one of the most experienced and accomplished in the gaming and licensing field. Very few major deals move through Las Vegas and Atlantic City without being touched by Brownstein’s Gaming Practice.
- Integration with other corporate law services. Working with our highly experienced Corporate & Business Department, we are able to effectively represent gaming companies in their earliest stages of development, anticipating issues during the business formation phase. We help clients avoid costly errors by resolving issues related to choice of entity, capital structure and stockholder agreements.
- Multi-jurisdictional experience. Our diverse, multi-jurisdictional experience allows us to respond swiftly to client needs in a variety of gaming-related contexts.
- Private equity perspective. Brownstein leads the gaming law field in achieving regulatory approval for private equity acquisitions in the gaming space. We work with Brownstein’s Private Equity Group to coordinate all efforts for successful single or multi-jurisdictional transactions.
- Experience with complex structures. If a large institution wants to do business in gaming jurisdictions, they usually call us. We have the experience with complex deals and intricate structural issues.
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