Spectrum Gaming Group, Regional Economic Models, Inc., Present "Gaming and Communities: Guidance in Understanding, Channeling Economic Impact of Gaming"

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2014) - Please join Spectrum Gaming Group and Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI) this Friday, November 14, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern, for a webinar examining the challenges and opportunities of the gaming industry.

The webinar, titled, "Gaming and Communities: Guidance in Understanding, Channeling Economic Impact of Gaming," will address regulation, casino's impacts on the marketplace, and measuring economic and fiscal impacts. The panel of expert speakers will also discuss the lessons and best practices learned from their experience around the country and world. Finally, the audience will have a chance to engage in Q&A after the presentation.

You'll hear from three leading industry experts including:

  • Rod Motamedi, Senior Economic Associate, Regional Economic Models, Inc. Mr. Motamedi, who joined REMI in 2007, leads REMI's consulting projects and training and technical support efforts for existing and prospective clients.
  • Michael Pollock, Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming Group. Mr. Pollock began analyzing the casino industry in 1978 and served as spokesman for the New Jersey Casino Control Commission. He has led Spectrum economic analyses in markets ranging from Pennsylvania, Louisiana and Indiana to Guam, Korea, Massachusetts, Illinois, Florida and Connecticut.
  • Doug Walker, Professor of Economics, College of Charleston and Owner, Casinonomics Consulting, LLC. Mr. Walker is a professor of economics at the College of Charleston, in South Carolina. He is also the owner of Casinonomics Consulting, and the author of the 2013 book, Casinonomics: The Socioeconomic Impacts of the Casino Industry. He has published more than 40 journal articles and book chapters on the economic impacts of casinos.

This presentation will be approximately one hour in length, and we offer it at no charge via the Citrix GotoWebinar web conferencing platform. Advanced registration is required; to register for this webinar, go to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5407614051843640834.

Spectrum Gaming Group (www.spectrumgaming.com) is a global independent research and professional services firm focused on the global casino industry. We maintain a network of leading experts in all disciplines relating to the gaming industry.

REMI (www.remi.com) was founded in 1980 on a transformative idea: government decision-makers should test the economic effects of their policies before they are implemented. Our commitment to a better understanding of the economy drives our unceasing process of innovation in economic theory and practice, software development and application, and the use of quantitative economic analysis to guide policy decisions.