2013 East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum Approved for Continuing Legal Education Credits

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2013) - The 17th annual East Coast Gaming Congress, which takes place May 21-22, at the historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, has been approved for 4.8 Continuing Legal Education Credits ("CLE") in New Jersey, and 4.0 CLE credits in Pennsylvania, making it a must-attend event for gaming-law professionals.

"We are very pleased that the conference offers both New Jersey and Pennsylvania CLE credit. These approvals recognize the East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum both as an educational resource for gaming professionals and as a vital conference to those in the gaming industry," said Lloyd D. Levenson, CEO of Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, a co-organizer and co-producer of the event.

More than 600 gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, regulators, attorneys, architects, analysts, public officials, investors and other gaming-related professionals are attending the East Coast Gaming Congress. The full conference schedule and registration are available at www.ecgc.us.

Once again co-located with the Atlantic City Hospitality Trade Show, the event consists of a day and a half of in-depth conference sessions and presentations, and two full days of exhibits. Day One culminates with the always well-attended Welcome Reception, sponsored by the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority, which takes place at the Diamond Club at Bally's Atlantic City offering a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean.

The ECGC conference will include eight individual presentations from top industry CEOs including Scott Butera, Chief Executive Officer and President, Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise, Inc.; Mitchell Etess, Chief Executive Officer, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority; Dan Hartmann, interim CEO, Revel Entertainment; Gary Loveman, President and CEO, Caesars Entertainment; Larry Mullin, Chief Operating Officer, Seminole Gaming; Tony Rodio, President and CEO, Tropicana Entertainment; Keith Smith, President & CEO, Boyd Gaming; and Tim Wilmott, President and Chief Operating Officer, Penn National Gaming Inc.

The conference also will include a "Regulating in Changing Times" panel with regulators from Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania, the always-popular Wall Street panel featuring the industry's leading Wall Street analysts, and a panel on the potential impacts of the legalization of Internet gaming.

The East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum is organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and professional services firm, Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, SOSH Architects, and Chicago Title Insurance Company. For more information visit www.ecgc.us and for sponsorship information, contact Donna Vecere at dvecere@cooperlevenson.com.