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More than 40 years of experience in gaming law as in-house and outside counsel. Former gaming regulator. Frequently handles large, multijurisdictional M&A deals and the licensing matters that follow.

David Arrajj possesses unrivaled knowledge of gaming law garnered through four decades of first-hand experience as a gaming regulator, in-house and outside counsel to some of the world’s largest gaming organizations. He is exceptionally skilled at managing complicated, multijurisdictional gaming matters. The industry’s leading gaming companies rely on David’s counsel to help navigate their most critical challenges. He handles licensing, regulatory investigations, compliance matters, financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other gaming-related issues.

What sets David apart from others in the gaming law industry is his diverse experience. Prior to joining the firm, David served as corporate counsel for Caesars Entertainment, Inc. and Hilton Gaming Corp. He also served as vice president and general counsel of Bally’s Las Vegas, a Deputy Attorney General for the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, Special Counsel for Licensing and director of the License Division of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission. The knowledge gained in these noteworthy positions enables him to anticipate and proactively address the issues his clients face whether in court or before the Gaming Control Board.

David’s well-rounded perspective on the myriad of gaming issues faced by today’s gaming resorts and manufacturers, distributors of gaming equipment and investors in such businesses means that when there is a question about gaming law that no one else can answer, he is the one that gets the call.

Contact & Links


  • 100 North City Parkway, Suite 1600
    Las Vegas, NV 89106-4614


  • Tufts University, B.A., graduated 1969

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • Nevada, State Bar of Nevada
  • New Jersey, New Jersey State Bar Association


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Clark County Bar Association - Member
  • International Association of Gaming Advisors - Former Board of Trustees
  • New Jersey Bar - Member
  • State Bar of Nevada - Member
  • The Florida Bar - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Gaming Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Gaming Law, Las Vegas (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Gaming Law

Special Focus:

  • COVID-19


  • Top Rated Lawyer in Gaming, American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™, 2013
  • AV® Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
  • Chambers USA, 2011-2016
  • Super Lawyers, Mountain States, 2007-2016
  • Super Lawyers, Mountain States, Top 100 List, 2013
  • Legal Elite, Nevada Business Journal, 2009, 2013
  • 2010 Lawdragon Top 3000

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