Goodwin’s Abim Thomas Shares Insights in Law360 Article on Massachusetts’ Casino Licensing Process

Massachusetts Gaming

Goodwin Procter counsel Abim Thomas, a member of the firm’s Gaming, Gambling & Sweepstakes practice, was featured in a recent Law360 article explaining what other state regulators can learn from Massachusetts’ pursuit of new casino development.

Thomas was a key legal adviser on the state’s gambling legislation that authorized the casino licenses, serving as deputy chief legal counsel for Gov. Deval Patrick before coming to Goodwin Procter two years ago. In her position at the Governor’s office, she helped craft the 2011 Massachusetts gaming law that is about to bear fruit in the awarding of three casino-resort licenses.

Thomas has three key lessons that can be gleaned from Massachusetts’ casino journey so far. You can read the entire article here (subscription required).

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