KNOWLEDGE

  • The profitability of your gaming business can be dramatically affected by statutory changes or interpretations.
  • If your business could be improved by or is threatened by changes in law or regulation, Brad Smith can help you meet the challenge.
  • Are regulations causing operational problems? There are often ways to satisfy regulatory concerns and enhance operations.
  • Brad Smith can help you find these avenues and improve the efficiency of your operations.

EXPERIENCE

"Business and government have many of the same concerns. The solution to areas of impasse often rests in understanding the competing interests of the parties and finding the common thread that can lead to a resolution satisfactory to all."

Brad Smith has more than twenty years of experience in government. He led the way for making over 100 business-friendly casino regulation changes as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission - one of the most highly regarded casino regulatory agencies in the world.

Brad Smith understands the perspectives of government officials, politicians and regulators because he has served in each of these capacities. Brad Smith can help address concerns of business interests and government and reach consensus.

INTEGRITY

Are you working to have gaming authorized in a new jurisdiction?

Increase the Odds:

  • Brad Smith can help you gain support for a successful gaming business.
  • Brad Smith can educate legislators and important support groups about well regulated casinos and their economic benefits.
  • Brad Smith can answer the many difficult questions so often asked about gaming.
  • Brad Smith can explain the many options government has in creating gaming legislation to meet the needs of both industry and government.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • New Jersey Casino Control Commission, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 1994-1998
  • Consultant to her Majesty the Queen in the right of Ontario, as represented by the Auditor General of Ontario. Assisted in conducting the audit of the Alcohol and Gaming commission of Ontario-Casino Gaming, 2010.
  • Manager/Director, Tropicana Entertainment Holdings, LLC and subsidiaries, Chairman of Compliance Committee, Member of Audit committee and Litigation Committee, 2008-2010.
  • Independent Audit Committee, Mt. Airy Casino Resort, 2007-2010.
  • Senator, New Jersey State Legislature, 1992-1994
  • Freeholder, Burlington County - New Jersey, 1985-1992
  • Director, Burlington County Board of Freeholders, 1986
  • Township Committee, Cinnaminson - New Jersey, 1977-1985
  • Mayor of Cinnaminson, 1979 & 1982
  • Attorney at Law, State of New Jersey, 1975-Present
  • Board of Directors, Atlantic City Convention & Visitor's Authority, 1996-2000
  • Rowan University Business Advisory Board, 1995-Present
  • Trustee, U S A Boxing Foundation, 1999-Present; President 2008-Present
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Bradford Smith has provided counsel on a wide range of gaming issues to the following jurisdictions:

International
Domestic
Australia
Connecticut
Brazil
Maryland
Canada
Massachusetts
England
Michigan
Jamaica
Puerto Rico
Japan
U.S. Virgin Islands
Korea
Malaysia
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nova Scotia
Peru
South Africa
Russia