Gaming Regulatory and Operator Issues in the Wake of #MeToo Revelations

Gaming Regulatory and Operator Issues in the Wake of #MeToo Revelations

October 08, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sands Expo & Convention Center - Veronese 2405
The #MeToo movement has cast a bright light on the extent and impact of harassment in the workplace. In the wake of shocking headlines and social media accounts of activities in the entertainment, gaming, sports and other industries, companies are examining how similar situations are currently either prevented or identified and resolved. As part of the evaluation should focus on identifying and implementing best practices that both enhance the workplace environment and protect the integrity of the industry, this panel will take a candid look at the issues within the context of the gaming environment, examining questions like can and should regulators attempt to regulate Gaming Regulatory & Operator Issues in the Wake of #MeToo Revelations. What are the best mechanisms for reporting and verifying allegations in such a broad, service based industry? And, what can companies do better to create a culture of respect, collaboration, empathy and transparency?


  • Amy Kebert Elder



    Baker Donelson

    Amy Elder, a shareholder in Baker Donelson's Jackson office, concentrates her practice on regulatory and business law for the Mississippi and...

  • Becky Harris



    Nevada Gaming Control Board

    Becky Harris is the Chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. She was appointed to this role by Governor Brian Sandoval in January 2018. Ms....

  • Thomas Auriemma


    Gaming Consultant

    Penn National Gaming, Inc.

    Thomas N. Auriemma is one of the casino industry's leading gaming attorneys and consultants. He has a wealth of knowledge based on almost 40 years of...

Session Type

  1. Program
    Panel Session


  1. Track
    IAGA Best Practices Institute

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