John Fontana, president of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, will deliver the opening address at the Florida Gaming Congress at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP is the presenting sponsor of the two-day event, which begins with an evening cocktail reception on Monday. Fontana speaks Tuesday morning.
Fontana was first named general manager of the original Seminole Casino Tampa in 1998. Since then, he has guided multiple expansion and renovation projects at the property, including the opening of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in March, 2004. Fontana serves on the board of directors of the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, based in Orlando. He is the only gaming industry representative to join the Council’s board.
The Florida Gaming Congress features five panel discussions, including Destination Florida?, The Future of Racetrack Gaming, The View from Wall Street, Gaming and Public Policy, and Internet Gaming in the US.
The Florida Gaming Congress, solely owned and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group (www.spectrumgaming.com) still has online registration available, or you may register on-site.