KING OF PRUSSIA, PA--(Marketwire - February 22, 2010) - Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Executive Director Kevin O'Toole, Auditor General Jack Wagner, state legislators, casino operators, racing executives and Wall Street analysts are among the dozens of confirmed speakers who will convene today and Tuesday for the 6th annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum at the Valley Forge Convention Center.

"As demonstrated by the quality of the confirmed speakers, the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum has become an essential forum for discussing the critical issues impacting this rapidly growing industry," said Michael Pollock, Managing Director of conference organizer Spectrum Gaming Group. "This is a must-attend event for anybody who follows the Pennsylvania gaming and racing industries."

Underscoring the importance of the event, the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress has again been approved for 7.0 Continuing Law Education ("CLE") credits by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board, making it a must-attend event for gaming-law professionals throughout the state.

Hundreds of casino operators, racing executives, elected officials, slot manufacturers, regulators, attorneys, investors and other gaming-related professionals will attend the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum. The two-day event begins today with the Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum and evening conference cocktail reception, followed the next day by the intensive daylong gaming conference.

Registration, which is open to the public, is available at the door. For more information, visit Rooms are available at the integrated Radisson Hotel Valley Forge at a special conference rate by calling 610-337-2000.

The Valley Forge Convention Center is conveniently located just 5 minutes from the world-famous King of Prussia Mall, 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, and 30 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is presented by the Fox Rothschild law firm with major sponsorship from Widener University School of Hospitality Management. Other conference sponsors include AC Coin & Slot, Casino Enterprise Management, Casino Journal, Casino Career Institute, Energenic, EwingCole, Gaming Industry Observer, Heeter Direct, JFF Uniforms, LP Ciminelli, Money Centers of America, SOSH Architects, and Southwest Surveillance Systems.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is produced and organized by Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and professional services firm that serves public- and private-sector clients worldwide.