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With one of the most respected administrative and regulatory practices in Nevada, our attorneys and non-attorney government relations specialists handle a broad spectrum of administrative and regulatory matters involving the gaming and utilities industries, matters governed by state financial regulators, state and local tax issues, and a myriad of other matters pending before state and federal agencies and other authorities having jurisdiction over Nevada businesses and property owners. Armed with strong government relations skills, we put our experience to work to resolve problems efficiently and quickly, and to advocate strategic solutions to the legislative and executive branches of government, as well as to local government agencies, boards, and councils having authority over our clients’ matters.

Of course, our Nevada roots require our firm to encompass all matters relating to the licensing, regulation, and control of the gaming industry by governmental authorities including the representation of casino developers and operators, gaming owners and investors, manufacturers and distributors of gaming devices and related gaming systems, and lenders to the gaming industry. McDonald Carano attorneys provide representation to gaming clients in all stages of casino development, acquisition, and operation including site location and planning matters, acquisition of interests in existing gaming companies, construction and expansion of gaming properties, and all related gaming licensing and compliance matters. Our lawyers routinely work with the Nevada Gaming Commission, the State Gaming Control Board, and local gaming licensing and regulatory authorities throughout the State.

Attorneys with the practice group provide representation to gaming clients in all stages of casino development and operation, including:

  • Site location and planning matters
  • Acquisition, construction and expansion of gaming properties
  • Regulatory matters relating to gaming operations
  • Pre-licensing counseling
  • Assistance in preparing, filing, and processing of gaming applications
  • Representation of gaming applicants in the gaming licensing process and at gaming regulatory hearings

Practice Area News

McDonald Carano Welcomes Prominent Gaming Attorney Dennis Gutwald

03.02.2017

Las Vegas (March 2, 2017) McDonald Carano announced today that Dennis Gutwald has joined the Firm’s Gaming & Administrative Law Group. Dennis has over 20 years of experience counseling premier…

Lively Questions Addressed In New Book On Nevada Gaming Law, Proceedures

09.11.2016

What kind of paperwork do I have to file to go to work in a casino? How bad do I have to be to be listed in Nevada’s “black book?”…

“Scuffle Between Nevada Casino Company and Union Pulls in Deutsche Bank”

11.09.2015

New York Times By LIZ MOYER The long-running fight between culinary workers and a casino owner in Las Vegas is about to go another round. And the workers are hoping…

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