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Anthony Cabot

Distinguished Fellow of Gaming Law, UNLV Boyd School of Law

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Anthony Cabot

The coronavirus pandemic has certainly been unprecedented in many ways—socially, economically, and legally. Tony Cabot is one of the deans of the gaming law field, having been active through many various developments in the discipline down through the years. Now, as a distinguished fellow of gaming law at the Boyd Law School at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Cabot is thinking about how the casinos will reopen, what are and should the stipulations be, what is the role of the regulator, and what will be the long term legal impact of the pandemic. He spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros over the phone from his home in Las Vegas last week.

Roger Gros is publisher of Global Gaming Business, the industry's leading gaming trade publication, and all its related publications. Prior to joining Global Gaming Business, Gros was president of Inlet Communications, an independent consulting firm. He was vice president of Casino Journal Publishing Group from 1984-2000, and held virtually every editorial title during his tenure. Gros was editor of Casino Journal, the National Gaming Summary and the Atlantic City Insider, and was the founding editor of Casino Player magazine. He was a co-founder of the American Gaming Summit and the Southern Gaming Summit conferences and trade shows. He is the author of the best-selling book, How to Win at Casino Gambling (Carlton Books, 1995), now in its fourth edition. Gros was named "Businessman of the Year" for 1998 by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Gaming Association in 2012.