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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

US Supreme Court Takes Up NJ Sports Betting Case

06.28.2017

People leave the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, as justices issued their final rulings for the term. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) The U.S. Supreme Court surprised legal experts…

McDonald Carano Highlighted in Chambers USA as a Top Nevada Law Firm

05.30.2017

Las Vegas, NV – Chambers USA, one of the leading legal ratings agencies in the United States, has released its 2017 rankings. McDonald Carano once again received high honors, maintaining…

Legalization of Sports Betting Could Spread Across America

03.21.2017

In 1949, Nevada legalized sports betting, and it remains the only state where betting on single games is legal. While some states like Delaware and New Jersey have attempted to…

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