Celebrating 45 years: Legalized Casino Gaming in New Jersey

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Celebrating 45 years: Legalized Casino Gaming in New Jersey

Join us for a discussion of the history of casino gaming in New Jersey and its impact on Atlantic City, the South Jersey region, and state

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Stockton University - Atlantic City 3711 Atlantic Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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  • 2 hours
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2022 marks 45 years since the Casino Control Act was signed into law, ushering in the era of legalized casino gaming for New Jersey. Legalizing gaming has not only greatly impacted the state but also directly impacted Atlantic City.

Join us for an in-depth conversation about the process and impact of legalizing casino gaming in New Jersey, its impact over the past 45 years, and its possible future. Hear from community stakeholders and leaders involved in developing and stewarding the Casino Control Act from its inception to the present day and beyond.

This event is offered by the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism, part of the School of Business at Stockton University, in partnership with the New Jersey Casino Control Commission and with the involvement of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. It will be offered in-person and online via zoom.

Event is Free and Open to the Public, however Registration is Recommended. 

Schedule of Events

1:30 PM -Check-in (in-person attendees)

2:00 PM -Welcoming Remarks

Harvey Kesselman

President, Stockton University

James T. Plousis

Chairman, CCC

2:15 - 3:15 PM -Panel Discussion


Jane Bokunewicz

Faculty Director, LIGHT


Michael C. Epps

Former Exec. Director, AC Initiatives, NJDCA and CCC Commissioner

Mark Giannantonio

President & CEO, Resorts Casino Hotel; President, Casino Association of New Jersey

Lynne Levin Kaufman

Co-Chair Gaming Practice Group, Cooper Levenson

Steven P. Perskie

Retired Superior Court judge, Legislator and CCC Chairman, Casino Control Act author

David Rebuck

Director, Division of Gaming Enforcement

3:15 - 3:45 PM -Q&A

3:45 PM -Networking



 How can I contact the organizer with any questions?Please feel free to contact Sarah Grady at (609) 626-3859 or sarah.grady@stockton.edu with any questions you may have.  

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