Legal sports betting is here. What does it mean for Wilmington business professionals?
The Wilmington Chamber’s Young Professionals Council Meeting will host North Carolina attorney Lily Faulconer. The Nov. 9 talk, Past, Present, and Futures: The Evolution of Sports Betting in North Carolina, will be held at the coworking space, Common Desk, in downtown Wilmington from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Faulconer will give her expert legal perspective and explain the judicial aspects and consequences of sports betting in North Carolina. Her talk will range from regulatory framework to the expected economic benefits.
This is an excellent opportunity to learn exactly how North Carolina online sports betting works, how it will impact the state and local economies and have your questions addressed. You will also have a chance to meet Faulconer and discuss online sports betting in North Carolina with colleagues and other attendees after the presentation.
Get up to speed on NC sports betting ahead of launch
Online sports betting is scheduled to launch in the first half of 2024. Regulators have begun the process of drafting rules and regulations, and it won’t be long before operator marketing begins in earnest.
This meeting is a good opportunity for people interested in getting a glimpse of what to expect as the state ramps up to launch.
Faulconer – legal expert, sports betting authority
Lily Faulconer is an attorney with the NC firm Ward and Smith. She was admitted to practice in North Carolina in 2021. Her work includes creditors’ rights, bankruptcy and corporate matters and name, image and likeness concerns for college athletes.
Faulkner recently wrote “The Danger of Dealer’s Choice: Why State-By-State Regulation of Online Sports Betting Is Not Enough.” The article appeared in the North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology.
The 36-page paper covers a wide range of sports betting topics including:
-The evolution of sports betting regulation.
– Current regulation.
– What the future holds for regulation.
– Responsible gaming.
– The sports betting marketplace.
– The Wire Act of 1961.
– The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006.
-The Sport Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018.
– Consumer protection.
– Athlete protection.
Faulconer holds a J.D. from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.
The venue, Common Desk, is a coworking space with multiple locations in North Carolina and Texas. The Wilmington space is located on Front Street in the renovated Gaylord Building.
Its three stories include shared space, dedicated desks, private offices, office suites, and conference rooms.
How to attend
The event is free to attend, but registration is required.
What: Past, Present, and Futures: The Evolution of Sports Betting in North Carolina with attorney Lily Faulconer
Where: Common Desk, 226 North Front St, Wilmington, NC
When: Nov. 9, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Host: Wilmington Chamber of Commerce