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Counsel to Publicly Traded U.S. Casino Operator

Served as primary gaming counsel for a publicly traded U.S. casino operator and its majority shareholder. Representation included all gaming regulatory and licensing issues, as well as the acquisition of portfolio properties.

Jennifer L. Carleton

Counsel to Publicly Traded Gaming Manufacturer in Merger Involving 75 Countries and Over 200 State and Tribal Regulatory Jurisdictions in the U.S.

Acted as gaming and regulatory counsel to a publicly traded gaming manufacturer in its proposed acquisition by and merger with a leading innovator in the Class II and emerging gaming markets. Representation included advice regarding applicable licensing criteria and obtaining regulatory approvals for the merger in 75 countries and over 200 state and tribal regulatory jurisdictions in the U.S. 

Jennifer L. Carleton

Counsel for Gaming Equipment Manufacturer

Represented the majority shareholder and controlling beneficial owner of a publicly traded gaming equipment manufacturer, including the preparation and filing of gaming license applications and assistance with all ongoing regulatory issues in all jurisdictions in which the manufacturer holds privileged gaming licenses.

Jennifer L. Carleton

Long-Standing Counsel to Casino Entertainment and Gaming Manufacturers

24 years of experience as in-house and outside counsel to casino entertainment and gaming manufacturers and distributors. Provide business focused legal advice in the areas of transactions, intellectual property, gaming compliance, and public company reporting.

Bruce W. Benson

Gaming Licenses

Obtained the appropriate licensing of a gaming platform that utilizes a combination of random number generation and artificial intelligence to determine outcomes. The representation included the drafting and negotiation of the definitive agreements with the beta host casinos and the tote platform providers for distribution of the virtual platform. 

Jennifer L. Carleton

Counsel for Construction Matters

Advised on a variety of construction projects for both gaming and non-gaming clients.

Gwen Rutar Mullins

Lead Counsel to U.S. Bank Consortium

Local counsel to a U.S. bank consortium in the foreclosure of a $432MM loan on, and subsequent $150MM marketing of, Strip-adjacent land zoned for a large gaming resort in Las Vegas, NV, and housing an existing 996-unit apartment complex.

Mark J. Gardberg

Purchase of a Card Club

Counsel to a special purpose co-investment vehicle to acquire, manage, and dispose of a portfolio of existing limited partnerships, limited liabilities companies, and other pooled investment vehicles in the purchase of a majority of the interests in a licensed and operating card club.

Jennifer L. Carleton

Counsel to Casinos

Negotiation of management agreements for casinos in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, North Carolina, and Oklahoma, as well as the licensing and notification requirements of the National Indian Gaming Commission to approve the terms of these agreements.

Jennifer L. Carleton

Counsel to London Based Lottery Company Expanding to U.S.

Advised London based lottery company in a mandate to expand its wagers on lottery outcomes to the United States, including negotiations with state lottery agencies and lottery providers to establish a long-term solution for expansion into wagers on U.S. lottery outcomes. This representation included analysis of all current U.S. lottery state rules, monitoring ongoing legislation, and negotiation with state and local regulators regarding the project.

Jennifer L. Carleton