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Center for Data Analytics and Sports Gaming Research

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The Center for Data Analytics and Sports Gaming Research (DASGR) aims to study and support research into emerging technological, socio-behavioral, and attitudes towards eSports, sports wagering, problem gambling, and entrepreneurial and business development trends to inform public policy and regulation. The Center focuses on informing and educating students in data analytics and its uses in sports. An essential goal of the Center is to serve as a resource to the marginalized communities and, through a partnership with other State and national centers, to inform and educate and provide referral services.

Part 1/Panel 1: Industry Perspectives & Implications of iGaming Expansion Nationally and in Maryland

Hosts & Moderators:

Morgan State University's Center for Data Analytics and Sports Gaming Research (DASGR)
The National Council of Legislators from Sports Gaming States (NCLGS)
Shawn Fluharty, West Virginia Delegate and President of NCLGS
Darryl Barnes, Fmr Maryland State Delegate, Fmr Chair of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, President & CEO of Barnes International, Ltd
Jonathan Michaels, Founder & Principal of Michaels Strategies

Panelists (Panel 1):

Scott Gunn, SVP of Corporate Public Affairs at IGT
Jeff Ifrah, Founder of Ifrah Law and Founder of iDEA
Ryan Eller, EVP & General Manager of Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland
Robert Ruben, Partner & Team Lead of Gaming Industry Group at Duane Morris LLP

Continue watching the iGaming Town Hall Part 2 video below!

Part 2/Panel 2: Consumer Protection, Responsible Gambling, Data Research, DASGR Impact Report

Panelists (Panel 2):

Dr. Pamela Queen, Maryland State Delegate and Morgan State University Professor
Brianne Doura-Schawohl, Founder & CEO of Doura-Schawohl Consulting LLC
Mary Drexler, Program Director for the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

The Center for Data Analytics and Sports Gaming Research is not pro or against legalized gambling.

The Center for Data Analytics and Sports Gaming Research does not provide legal advice. We collect and analyze data from various sources to produce research reports. If you have an idea for a new business model because you oppose gambling in your community or because you want to know your rights and the rights of gaming institutions in your area, you should contact a local attorney familiar with this area of the law.