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
2018-2019 Executive Committee

Chair
Cathy Beeding
Churchill Downs Incorporated
600 N Hurstbourne Pkwy Ste 400
Louisville, KY 40222-5389
Phone: (502) 636-4429
Fax: (502) 394-1180
Email: cathy.beeding@kyderby.com

Vice Chair
Ryan O'Beirne
Butler Snow
P O Box 6010
Ridgeland, MS 39157-6010
Phone: (601) 948-5711
Fax: (601) 985-4500
Email: ryan.obeirne@butlersnow.com

Secretary
Anthony Del Vescovo
Beau Rivage Casino Resort
875 Beach Blvd
Biloxi, MS 39530-4241
Phone: (228) 386-7128
Fax: (228) 386-7955
Email: adelvescovo@beaurivage.com

Past Chair
Tara Ellis
Balch & Bingham LLP
P O Box 22587
Jackson, MS 39225-2587
Phone: (601) 965-8165
Fax: (866) 811-7317
Email: tellis@balch.com

Member at Large (8/2016-7/2019)
Mike Bruffey
Island View Casino Resort
PO Box 1600
Gulfport, MS 39502-1600
Phone: (228) 314-2152
Fax: (228) 314-1618
Email: mike.bruffey@islandviewcasino.com

Member at Large (8/2017-7/2020)
Scott Hollis
Hollis Legal Solutions PLLC
6814 Crumpler Blvd Ste 101
Olive Branch, MS 38654-1905
Phone: (662) 892-3717
Fax: (888) 637-4693
Email: scott@hollislegal.com

Member at Large (8/2018-7/2021)
Louis Frascogna
Office of the Attorney General
P O Box 23577
Jackson, MS 39225-3577
Phone: (601) 576-3861
Fax: (601) 576-3866
Email: lfras@ago.state.ms.us