Pennsylvania law firm Saiber LLC has appointed Kevin C. Hayes as a Partner in its Gaming Law practice group. Kevin brings over 15 years’ experience within the gaming industry, serving in leadership roles for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board as well as representing gaming businesses in private practice.
“We are thrilled to have Kevin join our growing team,” said Jeremy Kleiman, Chair of Saiber’s Gaming Law practice group. His experience in private practice, as well as a regulator, make him a perfect fit for our team.”
Kevin joins Saiber from Doherty Hayes, a boutique gaming law firm based in Scranton, PA, where he represented casinos, racetracks, gaming manufacturers, interactive online gaming operators, technology providers, sportsbook operators and video terminal operators in a variety of corporate, regulatory and compliance matters.
Prior to this, Kevin served as the first Director of Gaming Operations for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, where he established and supervised the Bureau of Gaming Operations and acted as the agency’s Chief Compliance Officer. In 2007, he was appointed as head of the PGCB’s Opening Team, supervising the successful openings of: Harrah’s Chester Casino & Racetrack; Presque Isle Downs Racetrack & Casino; The Meadows Racetrack & Casino; Mount Airy Casino Resort and Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse.
“Saiber has an outstanding track record in the gaming community,” commented Kevin Hayes. “I look forward to working with such a well-respected group of attorneys and contributing to the firm’s growth and continued success.”