HOLLYWOOD, FL--(Marketwire - Aug 21, 2012) - Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell & Dunbar -- one of Florida's most prominent law firms -- will be presenting sponsor of the Florida Gaming Congress. This important event, which takes place February 25-26, 2013, at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, is solely owned and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group (www.spectrumgaming.com).

Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell & Dunbar (www.penningtonlaw.com), which provides high-quality, effective legal services and government relations representation to businesses and organizations throughout Florida, recognizes the importance of the Congress and of gaming to the local economy. Based at the center of Florida government in Tallahassee, the Pennington Firm is a full-service, independent law practice with offices in Tampa and Clearwater. They host the website www.Floridagamingwatch.com which is a must-read for anyone interested in Florida's gaming industry and its players.

The Congress, successor to the highly-popular Florida Gaming Summit, is dedicated to presenting multiple viewpoints, ideas and concerns.

"My law firm is honored to partner with Spectrum in the Florida Gaming Congress which is the preeminent event for those looking to shape the gaming future of one of the nation's largest emerging gaming markets. Whether it is the students I teach, the clients I represent or the policymakers I lobby, they all know that this event has more to do with shaping gaming policy in Florida than any other event over the course of the year," stated Marc Dunbar, Shareholder, Pennington Law Firm and Chairman of the Firm's Gambling Law Practice Group and Adjunct Professor at Florida State University College of Law.

The Florida Gaming Congress, the premier forum for professionals following the state's rapidly expanding gaming industry, is a must-attend event for corporate executives, gaming operators, elected officials, regulators, vendors, developers, investors, analysts, and anyone else who is -- or wishes to be -- involved in Florida's nearly $3 billion gaming industry. The Florida Gaming Congress provides outstanding opportunities for networking, professional development and business-to-business discussions.

The two-day event begins with an evening cocktail reception on February 25, followed by a full-day of in-depth seminars with networking opportunities. Session topics include:

  • Destination Gaming in Florida
  • The Future of Racetrack Gaming
  • Wall Street's Focus on Florida
  • Gaming and Public Policy
  • Internet Gaming in Florida and the US

Jim Allen, Chief Executive Officer of Gaming Operations for the Seminole Tribe of Florida, will deliver the keynote address on Tuesday, February 27.

To learn more about sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities, visit www.floridagamingcongress.com or contact Allison McCoy at events@spectrumgaming.com.