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Peter C. Spier, Partners with Quarles & Brady LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Legalized Sports Betting in a Post-PASPA World Live Webcast

New York, NY, November 14, 2018 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Peter C. Spier, Partner with Quarles & Brady LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Legalized Sports Betting in a Post-PASPA World - What You Need to Know LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for November 13 2018 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET).

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About Peter C. Spier
Peter Spier is a frequent speaker and author on issues affecting the gaming industry. He regularly represents manufacturers, distributors, operators and lenders in the gaming industry, as well as clients in related areas such as daily fantasy sports, lotteries and sweepstakes, in regulatory and licensing matters, mergers & acquisitions and debt and equity financing transactions.

In 2012 and 2013, Peter was named a “Rising Star” in Gaming Law, as well as Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions by Illinois Super Lawyers.

In 2016, he was one of only three U.S. attorneys to receive the "Excellence in Gaming Award" from Corporate LiveWire.

In 2017 and 2018, Peter was named an "Illinois Leading Lawyer" in the areas of Casino Gaming Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Closely & Privately Held Business Law and Securities & Venture Finance.

About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady is a multidisciplinary AmLaw 200 legal services provider with about 500 attorneys practicing at the top of the profession in Chicago, Indianapolis, Madison, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Naples, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tampa, Tucson, and Washington, D.C. Our national presence allows us to draw upon a group of highly skilled attorneys from all across the country to ensure the right people are working on our clients' matters. We have extensive experience working with the full industrial gamut, from cutting-edge technology to traditional manufacturing, and we have developed an extensive network of relationships with international legal counsel around the world, allowing us to effectively handle important matters for our clients on a global scale.

Event Synopsis:
Sports betting in the U.S. paved its way to legalization in the first half of 2018, striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) that barred, if not limited, sports gambling and betting in most states in the country. For the past years, gambling and gaming activities in the U.S. are differently treated in every jurisdiction. With the Supreme Court of the United States’ (SCOTUS) PASPA repeal last May 2018, legalizing, regulating and allowing sports betting and gaming now lies on the hands of the individual states. Thus, potentially creating more opportunities for business growth and development. However, this does not come without risks and threats.

With this key trend affecting companies of all sizes, gaming companies and casinos should have a complete understanding of what this new regulatory development can offer as well as its potential impact on their business relations. They should also ensure legal mechanisms that would greatly complement the recent gaming industry.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent trends and developments affecting the gaming industry. They will provide a thorough discussion of the fundamentals of gaming law post-PASPA. They will also go beyond the basics and provide best practices and practical tips to avoid common risks and pitfalls.

This Live webcast that will examine the most significant issues in the mix including:

- The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992: An Overview
- The Gaming Industry: Post-PASPA
- Identifying Risks and Pitfalls
- Common Red Flags
- Regulatory Challenges
- Opportunities and Limitations
- What Lies Ahead

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series:
The Knowledge Group 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 for an event, please visit:
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