Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Gaming & Licensing Department

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's gaming practice group is a national practice that supports casino operators, suppliers, state and local governments, communities, businesses, non-profit organizations and tribal governments addressing casino gaming law for Native American and riverboat casinos, racinos, interactive and mobile gaming, poker, and interstate horse racing. 

Our practitioners regularly represent clients before the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the Nevada Gaming Commission, the Colorado Division of Gaming, the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission and the Mississippi Gaming Commission, among other commercial gaming jurisdictions.

We represent Tribes, tribal gaming enterprises and tribal regulators in the gaming industry, as they seek to do business in Indian Country. We handle the negotiation and drafting of Tribal/State gaming compacts, gaming ordinances, management agreements, development agreements, financings, land into trust, contracts, regulations, licensing, arbitrations, litigation and the drafting of legislation for enactment by Tribes, States and the United States Congress. 

We represent private entities in the Internet gaming space providing legal guidance related to Internet gaming best practices, prepare templates for interstate and international Internet gaming compacts, and opine on the constitutionality and feasibility of proposed player liquidity structures.


Rutledge, Karl (Head of Department)

Bacigalupi, Jason

Hart, Steve

Light, Glenn

Light, Glenn J

Tran, Mary


Commercial gaming


Fantasy sports

General Counsel

Indian Gaming

Interactive Gaming

Promotional marketing

Sports betting

Sweepstakes and promotions

Traditional gaming