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Mark Hichar, Partner, Hinckley Allen to Speak at KC’s Gamer Technology Law: Significant Issues and Developments Live Webcast

New York, NY, March 06, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Mark Hichar, Partner, Hinckley Allen will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Gamer Technology Law: Significant Issues and Developments Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 30, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (ET).

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About Mark Hichar
Mark Hichar is a Partner with the law firm Hinckley, Allen and Snyder, LLP and the Chair of the firm's Gaming Law Practice Group. He works out of the firm's offices in Boston and Providence. Mark's clients include casinos, suppliers of gaming systems and services (for both "bricks and mortar" and online gaming), and investors in and lenders to gaming businesses. Mark is a frequent writer and speaker on developments in Gaming Law and related regulatory actions, and has authored several articles on developments in the laws relating to online gaming. See

Mark received his B.A. degree from Yale University, his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, and also studied at the Universität Duisberg-Essen, in Essen, Germany.

About Hinckley Allen
Hinckley Allen is a multiservice law firm with offices in Albany, Boston, Concord, Hartford, New York City and Providence. With attorneys across multiple disciplines, Hinckley Allen offers a full range of legal services and pragmatic business advice. Hinckley Allen has been providing results-driven legal advice to regional, national and international clients for over 100 years. Many of its practice areas have been recognized for excellence, and they include Construction, Corporate, Gaming, Real Estate, and Trusts & Estates. Hinckley Allen's dedication to providing practical, cost-efficient and timely advice, based on an in depth-knowledge of each client, has resulted in many of its attorneys being recognized by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America and other leading industry rankings.

Event Synopsis:
Gamer Technology Law: Significant Issues and Developments Live Webcast is designed for business executives and attorneys involved in the interactive entertainment industry who seek to have an enhanced understanding of the issues surrounding the Gamer Technology Law.

Mark Hichar will discuss the following topics:
- Sheldon Adelson's effort to ban Internet Gambling – The likely draconian effects of his proposed "Wire Act Fix"

- Legal issues pertaining to sports-fantasy leagues, and in particular daily sports fantasy tournaments;

- Current status of poker – Is it a game of skill or chance?

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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