Partner Rajat R. Shah, leader of our Racing and Gaming Industry team, will present at The Racing and Gaming Conference at Saratoga, taking place August 14-16th in Saratoga Springs. Rajat will moderate a panel titled “Consolidation of Gaming: Status and Implications“.

Session Overview: As racetracks, casinos, and digital gambling platforms are acquired by massive multinational enterprises, is there room in the gaming marketplace for independent, regional, mid-market companies? This panel of industry experts will discuss how mergers & acquisitions are reshaping gaming landscape.

Moderator: Rajat R. Shah, Partner, Harris Beach  


  • Tim Drehkoff, CEO, Rush Street Gaming  
  • Brad Fischer, Senior Counsel, Orrick  
  • Jeffrey Gural, Chairman, American Racing and Entertainment; Owner, Tioga Downs Casino Resort 
  • Joel H. Simkins, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey