The morning panels at GiGSE on day one focused on US State and Federal regulation on online gaming. There were a variety of views put forth, however the various panelists and experts were unanimous on one thing: the question of legalizing online gaming in the US is one of when and how, but not if.
The venue, The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, is a fantastic venue. My only criticism so far is that they only offer water, coffee and hot tea to drink at our refreshment breaks. Have fancy hotels never heard of iced tea or soda?