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Kate Lowenhar-Fisher

Member, Gaming & Hospitality Practice Group, Dickinson Wright

Kate Lowenhar-Fisher

The upcoming Supreme Court decision in a case brought by the state of New Jersey is bound to have an impact on the legality of sports betting in the U.S. Kate Lowenhar-Fisher, a member of the Gaming and Hospitality Practice Group of Dickinson Wright, is working with clients to understand how the nuances of any decision rendered by the court will affect the individual states. As a Nevada attorney, Lowenhar-Fisher believes other states should just emulate the successful Nevada regulations and processes, but understands that is not likely to happen. She discusses the options and how companies with sports betting expertise outside of the U.S. can capitalize on legalization. She spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros in the Dickinson Wright offices in Las Vegas in February.

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.

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