Southern Gaming Summit / BingoWorld

May 2-4, 2017

Biloxi, MS

Mississippi Coast Coliseum
& Convention Center

Produced by Casino Journal

The Future of Gaming

As the state of Mississippi celebrates its 25th year of commercial casino gaming, it can look back on an era of extraordinary change. From just a handful of jurisdictions in 1992, casino gaming is now available in 40 states around the U.S. as supply has grown from scarcity to abundance. Along the way, consumer behavior, not to mention the gaming industry itself, has been profoundly altered by technology. As the industry looks forward, what are some of the key issues affecting its continued future health and prosperity? In this far-reaching discussion, we’ll hear what the landscape looks like from commercial and tribal operators and other industry leaders.



  • Whit Askew, Vice President of Government Relations, American Gaming Association


  • Jon Lucas, EVP Hotel & Casino Operations, Hard Rock International
  • Felix Rappaport, President & CEO, Foxwoods Resort Casino
  • Daniel L. Wallach, Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff