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Live Streaming Feb. 19-Courtroom: Women in Gaming

Date: February 19, 2014
Time: 7 PM
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**WOMEN IN GAMING IS NOW SOLD OUT** If you did not have a chance to purchase tickets, we would still like to make this event accessible to individuals who are able to access the internet.

LIVE STREAMING WILL BEGIN AT 7:00 p.m. FEBRUARY 19TH.

The event will also be filmed for broadcast on VegasPBS May 6th at 7:30PM.

Three of the top women in the global gaming industry come together to discuss the world of gaming from their unique perspectives for The Mob Museum’s Women in Gaming Courtroom Conversations.

A private reception  will take place on the 2nd floor from 5:30 – 6:30pm with the panelists for VIP and Preferred ticket holders. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m.

Patricia Becker, Jan Jones Blackhurst, and Elaine Wynn, three of the most significant and best-known women in the gaming industry, will provide a rare perspective on the challenges and successes faced by women in this important aspect of the Las Vegas economy as part of The Mob Museum’s third Courtroom Conversation set for Wednesday, February 19.

Patricia Becker:  President of Patricia Becker & Associates, former Executive Director of UNLV International Gaming Institute, and the first and only woman to be appointed to the Nevada Gaming Control Board

Jan Jones Blackhurst: currently serves as Executive VP of Communications and Government Relations for Caesars Entertainment Corporation, served as first female Mayor of Las Vegas serving two terms, and was the first woman to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in Gaming Communications by the American Gaming Association

Elaine Wynn: currently serves as Director of Wynn Resorts, is president of the Nevada State Board of Education, is a Trustee of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and is a founding and current chairman of Communities in Schools of Nevada

Women in Gaming is an Official Event for The Nevada Sesquicentennial.

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The sesquicentennial is the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s admission to the Union, will provide opportunities for celebration and reflection as we come together statewide to commemorate our shared history and build a foundation of cultural appreciation for generations to come. For more information on all sesquicentennial events, click here.