Gaming Law

The Gaming Law Section includes attorneys representing gaming operators, manufacturers, distributors and other gaming related entities, gaming patrons, vendors and suppliers to the gaming industry, landlords and others. This Section keeps its members abreast of information regarding the practice of gaming law by publishing newsletters and holding CLE Seminars. This Section also strives to work with the Gaming Commission and Mississippi Legislature on relevant statutes and regulations. 

Gaming Law Section
2021-2022 Executive Committee

Chair
Jay McDaniel, Jackson
Mississippi Gaming Commission
jmcdaniel@mgc.state.ms.us
(601) 576-3925

Vice Chair
Louis Frascogna, Louisville, KY
Churchill Downs Incorporated 
lfrascogna@gmail.com 
(601) 608-8608    

Secretary
Tammra Cascio, Jackson
Cascio Sanford Government Law Group     
tammra@csglg.com  
(601) 653-9295    

Past Chair
Anthony Del Vescovo, Biloxi
Beau Rivage Casino Resort     
adelvescovo@beaurivage.com 
(228) 386-7128 

Member at Large (8/2019-7/2022)
Cathy Beeding, Louisville, KY
Churchill Downs Incorporated 
cathy.beeding@kyderby.com
(502) 636-4429    

Member at Large (8/2020-7/2023)
Ryan O'Beirne, Ridgeland
Butler Snow
ryan.obeirne@butlersnow.com
(601) 948-5711

Member at Large (8/2021-7/2024)
Tara P. Ellis, Jackson
Balch & Bingham LLP   
tellis@balch.com 
(601) 965-8165