Gaming in Crisis: The Path Back

The Innovation Group, Regulatory Management Counselors, and Global Gaming Business magazine, have combined their gaming industry expertise and perspective to present a webinar series designed to help gaming companies--operators, manufacturers and suppliers--executives, employees, investors, and customers navigate the "new normal" as the world struggles through and emerges from the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout this period, the Gaming in Crisis webinars will analyze and chart the recovery path for each segment of the industry. Guests -including a diverse range of experts - and our own professionals will examine and identify impacts, mitigation measures, and best practices in their respective fields for making it through and moving forward. The webinars are free and open to all participants of the industry simply by registering to attend.
WEBINAR 2: Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
Taking Care of Business: Difficult Decisions Ahead
Re-opening is still a ways off. It's a hopeful time, but a stressful one as well. Each property is going to have to make difficult decisions about what the "new normal" will look like. Who continues to work during the shutdown, and who comes back early to prepare for reopening? What about executive compensation? Should you use debt to cover the costs of reopening and what are the regulatory implications? How do you re-boot your systems and operations? What about hardware and timely software updates? How do you restart your marketing programs and how will they change in the new environment? These and other questions will be address by a variety of experts at this session.

  • Bobby Soper, President + CEO, Sun Gaming & Hospitality
  • Josh Swissman, Founding Partner, The Strategy Organization
  • Ellen F. Whittemore, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Wynn Resorts
  • Michael Soll, President, The Innovation Group
WEBINAR 3: Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
Tribal Troubles: How Indian Gaming Will Rebound
The coronavirus knows no boundaries so the impact on tribal gaming in the U.S. has been just as devastating as it has been in the commercial gaming sector. But tribes are different. Shareholders might grumble about lower dividends or stock prices, but the slump in Indian Country impacts tribal members in much more dramatic ways. Whether it's money to fund tribal government activities, employment at the casino, or other benefits received by tribal members, the current situation has a massive impact. At this session, tribal gaming executives and those familiar with Indian Country will examine how the tribal gaming industry can recover, what the steps will be, and how this crisis will change operations from now on.
Speakers to be announced.
Additional webinars to be announced.
Click here for a recording of WEBINAR 1: Beyond CARES: How the Relief Bill Helps the Industry and Employees and Where it May Fall Short
Please contact Allison McCoy with any questions.
The Innovation Group has long been recognized as the world's most respected and sought-after research and advisory firm, specializing in the gaming, entertainment, hospitality and leisure industries. To date, our research and analyses have driven over $100 billion in investment decisions across more than 80 countries and six continents. The Innovation Group's accuracy and reliability is unparalleled, with our forecasts historically tracking within 5% of actual revenues across the most complex of gaming jurisdictions throughout the globe. 

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Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C. (RMC) is a professional corporation made up of legal, business, governmental and public relations professionals able to service the diverse needs of clients working in the casino gaming industry, as well as other heavily regulated industries. RMC has decades of professional experience servicing the legal and regulatory needs of individuals, businesses and non-profit corporations.
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