Michael D. Lipton, Q.C. is a partner with Dickinson Wright LLP & has served as senior counsel on numerous gaming law matters for the past 20 years. He represents governments, regulators, advertisers, online gaming enterprises, gaming equipment suppliers, racetracks, casinos, software manufacturers and pari-mutuel operators on all aspects of gaming law. He also acts as senior counsel in advising gaming license holders throughout North America on gaming compliance and policy issues, as well as advising provincial governments, lottery corporations, charitable organizations, and public and private corporations in respect to the gaming provisions of the Canadian Criminal Code.
Mr. Lipton has authored many articles on gaming law and anti-money laundering as it relates to the gaming industry which have been published in leading international and national publications, and has delivered papers at numerous gaming law conferences throughout the world. He is a founding member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and its immediate past President. In 2008. 2009 & 2010, he was designated by his peers as an expert in gaming law in both "Best Lawyers in Canada" and "Chambers Global."