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Joseph M. Kelly



Joseph M. Kelly, Ph.D., J.D., is a Professor of Business Law at State College at Buffalo, and an associate of CGC. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Nevada, and Wisconsin.  Professor Kelly is co-editor of the Gaming Law Review and Economics, a leading gaming law journal. He is considered an expert in the field of gaming, having lectured on various gaming topics worldwide. His law review publications have been cited as authority by federal and state courts in the United States.

Articles published by Professor Kelly regarding Internet gambling law and problem gambling were presented to the British Parliament by the Secretary of State of Culture Media and Sport. A report he co-authored, entitled “Problem Gaming and Self Exclusion” was accepted by the South African Responsible Gambling Trust and cited as authority by the California Gambling Control Commission (2006).

Professor Kelly has been used as an expert witness for several gaming companies, the United States Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission, the South African Parliamentary Committee on Trade and Industry, Antigua and Barbuda, and as an expert on poker in the trial of R v Kelly (Gutshot) (2007) in Crown Court (London), UK. He was also the major speaker on poker law at the Barcelona conference of the International Association of Gaming Regulators in 2006.