“Covering the Spread” reports on developments, litigation, and legislative actions affecting the gaming industry. Written by members of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Practice, this blog is designed to help in-house counsel, industry executives and the global gaming community stay abreast of major developments and navigate gaming’s evolving landscape.

In addition to North America, Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Practice has hands on experience in Asia, Latin America and Europe. We’ve addressed casino operations, lotteries, pari-mutuel wagering, charitable gaming, tribal gaming, and Internet gaming. Our backgrounds include representing casino owners, operators and executives, gaming manufacturers and suppliers, private equity firms and investment banks on gaming related matters. Our attorneys have diverse experience in all aspects of gaming company operations.

Greenberg Traurig Martha SabolMartha A. Sabol is Co-Chair of the Gaming Practice and Co-Chair of the firm’s women’s initiative. She focuses her practice on gaming regulatory and business law, representing national and international casino owners, operators and suppliers in the areas of regulatory compliance, acquisition, licensure, internal investigation matters and corporate counseling. Martha brings a business perspective to every matter, drawing on her more than 10 years of experience in management, sales and sales leadership that she gained while working in the contract management industry.
Greenberg Traurig Mark ClaytonMark A. Clayton focuses his practice on gaming regulatory matters, including those related to land based gaming, internet gaming and the manufacturing and distribution of gaming equipment. He also focuses on gaming legislation and regulatory projects. He represents clients with matters concerning gaming in U.S. and international jurisdictions. Mark has wide-ranging experience in the gaming industry, and has served as an executive and as counsel for many casino corporations prior to joining the firm. He is a former member of the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
Greenberg Traurig Lorne CantorLorne S. Cantor is an experienced corporate transactional lawyer who focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, and complex joint ventures. Lorne has particular experience in the gaming industry and is a co-chair of the firm’s Gaming Practice. Lorne’s industry experience also includes numerous transactions in hospitality sector.