Elliott, Erin - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Assisting on a broad range of gaming and licensing matters in the firm’s Gaming Group, Erin Elliott routinely attends Nevada Gaming Control Board and Nevada Gaming Commission meetings on behalf of clients to obtain various regulatory approvals. She aids institutional investor clients in navigating the filing requirements of various gaming agencies, and advises clients on matters related to conducting sweepstakes and contests. Erin also files local land use applications and has assisted in obtaining liquor licenses, special use permits, waivers of development standards and other regulatory approvals. 

While in law school Erin served as a judicial extern for the Honorable James E. Wilson, Jr. Before attending law school, she was a Product Management Specialist with International Game Technology in Reno, Nevada.

Representative Matters
  • Assisted James Frey and Third Floor Fun, LLC to navigate the complex sweepstakes, contests, and promotional pieces throughout “Endgame: The Calling,” which is a story and global contest. Representation consisted of drafting rules of play for the contest and coordinating with local counsel in key international publications to ensure that the promotion was consistent with applicable law.

  • Represents MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated in preparing and filing gaming license applications and assisting MacAndrews & Forbes with all on-going regulatory issues in all jurisdictions in which Scientific Games Corporation holds privileged gaming licenses.

  • Obtained the final regulatory approvals for Aristocrat Leisure Limited to purchase Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.

  • Representing the third largest gaming company in the US, Penn National, on gaming licensure and regulatory matters for Penn National to develop and manage a casino for the Jamul Indian Tribe near San Diego, California. We also obtained all necessary Nevada regulatory approvals for Penn National to separate a portion of its 28 casinos and race track operations into a real estate investment trust.

  • Represents Tropicana Entertainment and Icahn Enterprises in their acquisition of Lumière Place in St. Louis, Missouri. The representation involves assisting Tropicana Entertainment to obtain the regulatory approvals required for Tropicana Entertainment and Icahn Enterprises to own and operate a resort casino property in St. Louis, Missouri. Icahn Enterprises is the majority shareholder of Tropicana Entertainment which currently owns or operates 8 casinos in Nevada, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, Indiana, and Aruba.

News & Events
Publications & Presentations
Education
  • J.D., 2012, magna cum laude, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
  • B.A., 2007, University of Nevada, Reno
Admissions
  • Nevada
Recognition

Notes Editor, Nevada Law Journal

CALI Award, Gaming Law, Fall 2011 and Constitutional Law II, 2010

Member, Society of Advocates Moot Court Team

Membership

State Bar of Nevada

Clark County Bar Association

International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA)

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