Policy Experts to Discuss Implications of AI Technology on Gaming at NCLGS Winter Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, January 3-6


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.: More than half of state legislatures have seen some form of Artificial Intelligence (AI) legislation introduced in 2023. The implications of the technology for regulated gaming will be the topic for a panel of policy experts at the NCLGS Winter Meeting, January 3-6 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina.

“Will AI Robots Take Over? – Is AI a Tool or a Weapon?” is the title of the special committee convened and chaired by Connecticut Representative and NCLGS Vice President Christie Carpino. Panel members will include:

  • Jessica Feil, Vice President Regulatory Affairs & Compliance, OpenBet  
  • Suhail Khan, Director of External Affairs, Microsoft  
  • Michael Tobin, CEO and Founder, Continent8  

Click here to view the full agenda and to register. NCLGS has a block of rooms available at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina. Reservations must be made by December 6, 2023, to receive the NCLGS-contracted rate. Rooms in the NCLGS block are limited in number and may sell out so book your hotel now.

The four-day conference will include 12 sessions chaired by legislative leaders from around the country. Included in the program will be opening addresses by distinguished VIPs, a keynote luncheon, two evening networking receptions and two off-site events. Once again, the Sports Betting Regulators Association (SBRA) will be co-locating with NCLGS. The SBRA will host a two-hour session open to all attendees prior to the opening reception on January 3.

NCLGS is delighted to include two off-site events. 1S/T Technology will sponsor an “Afternoon at the Races” at historic Gulfstream Park on the afternoon of January 5, and the world-famous Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will host a reception to close out the conference on the afternoon of January 6.

The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, founded more than a quarter-century ago, is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues related to gaming. NCLGS neither promotes nor opposes gaming but is focused on proper regulation and promoting best practices in the governance of this important industry.

For sponsorship information, contact Josh Faber at jfaber@nclgs.org or Allison McCoy at amccoy@nclgs.org.

Legislators and others seeking NCLGS membership information should contact Wayne Marlin at wayne.marlin@nclgs.org.


NCLGS Meetings are proudly produced and organized by Spectrum Gaming Group which serves as NCLGS Executive Director.

NCLGS is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues relating to gaming. Members of NCLGS serve as chairpersons or members of state legislative committees responsible for the regulation of gaming in their state legislative houses. NCLGS does not promote or oppose gaming but is primarily concerned with the regulation and economic and social impacts of the industry. The NCLGS Foundation is the educational and research arm of NCLGS. The 501(c)(3) non-profit is a source of non-partisan data on issues of gaming legislation and regulation. Learn more about NCLGS at https://www.nclgs.org/.

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