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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Professor Stacey Tovino to Speak at Gaming Law Minefield National Institute

Stacey Tovino is the Lincy Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Professor Tovino today is giving a talk at the Gaming Law Minefield National Institute at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa & Casino. Her talk will address health insurance coverage of gambling disorders in light of the Affordable Care Act and the American Psychiatric Association's new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, published in May 2013.

Professor Tovino's co-panelists include Robert Hunter, Ph.D., Founder and Clinical Director of the Problem Gambling Center in Las Vegas; Constance R. Jones, Director of Responsible Gaming, Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers in Las Vegas; Sue McNabb, Consultant, International Masters of Gaming Law in Clinton, Louisiana; and Carole O'Hare, Executive Director of the Nevada Council on Problem Gaming in Las Vegas.

Professor Tovino is a leading expert in health law, bioethics, and the medical humanities.