The 10th Florida Gaming Congress will be the must-attend conference for all gaming-related professionals to examine the status and outlook of one of the most dynamic gaming jurisdictions in the country.

Michael Pollock, Managing Director of Spectrum Gaming Group.

The Florida Gaming Congress is accredited thru The Florida Bar and offers 5 CLE credits.


The Florida Gaming Congress, the premier forum for professionals involved with the state’s rapidly expanding gaming industry, took place January 6-7, 2016, at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, FL.

Now in its 10th year, the Florida Gaming Congress continued to spotlight current trends and future developments concerning all aspects of legal gambling throughout the state. Throughout the conference, an array of speakers with varying viewpoints and expertise shed light on gaming and tourism-related issues that are being debated from Tallahassee to Miami. Speakers from state and local government, industry, the legal profession, professional associations, and academia put forth ideas, express concerns and respond to proposals about the future of gaming and tourism in Florida.

The Florida Gaming Congress, produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, was attended by corporate executives, gaming operators, elected officials, regulators, vendors, developers, investors, analysts, and other professionals involved in Florida’s gaming industry. The Congress provided an outstanding opportunities for networking, professional development and business-to-business discussions.


Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

Other Sponsors

Speakers Included

  • Maureen Adams, President and General Manager, Calder Race Course, Inc.
  • Joe Asher, Chief Executive Officer, William Hill US
  • Steve Calabro, VP Casino Operations, Hialeah Park Racing & Casino
  • Marc Dunbar, Partner, Jones Walker
  • Senator Bill Galvano, Florida Senate
  • Steve Geller, Shareholder, Greenspoon Marder
  • Tom Granite, Senior Vice President, Jefferies & Company, Inc.
  • Chris Grove, Owner, GroveIG
  • Izzy Havenick, Vice President of Political Affairs for Magic City Casino, Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Racing and Poker, and Dania Jai-Alai
  • Rob Heller, President and CEO, Spectrum Gaming Capital
  • Dave Jonas, CEO, Casino Miami
  • Jennifer Kruse, Deputy Director, Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG)
  • Cameron McKnight, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities
  • Donn Mitchell, Chief Administrative Officer, Isle of Capri Casinos Inc.
  • Kevin Mullally, General Counsel and Vice President of Government Relations, GLI
  • William J. Pascrell, III, Esq., Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc. (PPAG)
  • Michael Pollock, Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming Group
  • David J. Roberts, Public Policy Advisor, Akerman
  • David Romanik, Attorney
  • Dan Russell, Special Counsel, Jones Walker LLP
  • Nick Sortal, Staff Writer, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
  • John Sowinski, President, No Casinos Inc.
  • Adam Steinberg, Senior Vice President, Spectrum Gaming Capital
  • Robert W. Stocker II, Member & Gaming Practice Leader, Dickinson WrightRobert W. Stocker II, Member & Gaming Practice Leader, Dickinson Wright
  • Pat Traub, Regional Vice President of Government Relations, Scientific Games
  • Richard Turner, General Counsel and Vice-President of Government Relations, Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association
  • Daniel Wallach, Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff
  • Peter C. Yesawich, Vice Chairman, MMGY Global

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