Nevada’s Premier Casino Gaming Law Firm

We’ve Got Game

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

Administrative & Regulatory Law

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.

Practice Area News

Potential Risk Considerations for Gaming Operators in Japan

June 26, 2019, G3 Newswire, by Lewis AG Burnett, Partner, Gaming and Administrative Law Group, McDonald Carano, former Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, speaks exclusively to G3 about the challenges…

McDonald Carano 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Las Vegas, Nevada, May 31, 2019 – McDonald Carano LLP is pleased to announce that twelve attorneys from the firm were recognized as 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers, and three…

McDonald Carano Practice Groups and Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2019 Rankings

April 29, 2019 – Chambers USA, one of the leading legal ratings agencies in the United States, has released its 2019 rankings. McDonald Carano again ranks as one of the…

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