PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - January 19, 2011) - The 7th annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum, which takes place March 21-22 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, has again been approved for 5.75 Continuing Legal Education Credits ("CLE") in Pennsylvania, and new this year, it's also been approved for 7.0 CLE credits in New Jersey, making it a must-attend event for gaming-law professionals.

"We are very pleased that the conference offers Pennsylvania CLE credit once again and now also provides for New Jersey CLE credit. These approvals recognize the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum both as an educational resource for gaming professionals and as a vital conference to those in the gaming industry," said Marie J. Jones, a partner in the Gaming Practice of Fox Rothschild LLP. 

Hundreds of casino operators, slot manufacturers, regulators, attorneys and other gaming-related professionals will attend the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum in downtown Philadelphia. The two-day event begins March 21 with the Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum and evening conference cocktail reception. The following day, the Gaming Congress will include two prominent keynote speakers and intensive panel discussions. Among the panels on the program for the 2011 event:

  • Racing Industry Trends and Updates
  • Racing and Gaming: Chasing the Synergies
  • All Busy on the Western Front
  • The Candid View from Wall Street
  • Key Developments in the Keystone State
  • The Beast in the East
  • Legislative and Regulatory Update

A detailed agenda and online registration are available at Early bird rates are available through March 11. For more information or to become an event sponsor, email

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is presented by the Fox Rothschild law firm. Other conference sponsors include Casino Enterprise Management, Casino Journal, Casino Career Institute, Energenic, and Gaming Industry Observer.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, the foremost independent research and professional services firm serving private- and public-sector clients worldwide. The firm's services include comprehensive feasibility studies and economic impact reports. Spectrum also publishes the Gaming Industry Observer newsletter and produces three other leading conferences: East Coast Gaming Congress, Florida Gaming Summit and New England Gaming Summit.