Ex Officio

alt           MICHAEL COHEN is Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Playtika Holding Corp. Most recently he was Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Caesars Acquisition Company, the managing member of Caesars Growth Partners, a joint venture between Caesars Acquisition Company and Caesars Entertainment Corporation. Caesars Growth Partners owns Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, The Linq Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas, the Cromwell, Harrah’s New Orleans and a joint venture interest in Horseshoe Baltimore. 

alt           MARTHA A. SABOL is Co-Chair of the Greenberg Traurig Gaming Practice. She focuses her practice on gaming regulatory and business law, representing national and international casino owners, operators and suppliers in the areas of regulatory compliance, acquisition, licensure, internal investigation matters and corporate counseling. Martha's previous legal experience includes her role as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer with Hyatt Gaming Management, Inc., which owns, manages and consults with casinos in the United States and abroad. Martha brings a business perspective to every matter, drawing on more than 10 years of experience in management, sales and sales leadership from the contact management industry.


alt           KATIE LEVER is Chief Legal Counsel for The Drew Las Vegas, an integrated property opening in Las Vegas, with responsibility for structuring and managing all legal, regulatory, and compliance functions. Formerly, she was General Counsel and EVP at Baha Mar, a $4.3 billion luxury resort in the Bahamas, where she implemented and managed the legal, compliance, AML, risk, and surveillance functions. Previously, Katie spearheaded the legal strategy for the $1.3B acquisition of SHFL entertainment by Bally Technologies, and, twelve months later, the $5.3B acquisition of Bally Technologies by Scientific Games. Through those transactions, she was General Counsel and EVP of Scientific Games and SHFL entertainment, Inc., and General Counsel and SVP of Legal & Regulatory Affairs at Bally Technologies. Katie was the first General Counsel and EVP of Global Cash Access (now Everi) and was a Partner with the law firm Schreck Brignone (now Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck).