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Fredric E. Gushin

Fredric Gushin founded Spectrum Gaming Group in 1993 after working 13 years for the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (“DGE”), where he was promoted to Assistant Director and Assistant Attorney General. At the DGE, Gushin oversaw the openings of 12 Atlantic City casino hotels and managed civil and administrative litigation before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission. He personally argued more than 50 cases before the Commission. Gushin has worked with a variety of private-sector and governmental clients since founding Spectrum. He has advised private casino developers on compliance, AML, operational and management issues and provided gaming expertise to a number of gaming jurisdictions over the years. He also served as a Commissioner with the Oneida Indian Nation Gaming Commission that regulates the Turning Stone Resort Casino near Syracuse, NY. Gushin has worked with private sector clients throughout the United States, the Caribbean, South America, Asia and Europe on a wide range of issues. As Assistant Director and Assistant Attorney General of New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement, he oversaw all compliance related issues regarding New Jersey’s multibillion-dollar gaming industry including security and surveillance, development and compliance with accounting and internal control procedures and development of emergency plans to respond to incidents occurring in casino. With Spectrum, Gushin has led engagements evaluating casino operations for compliance (including AML Services) for private sector and governmental clients for over 30 years. He is a former US Treasury Interim Advisor. Additionally, while serving as Assistant Director for New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement, he worked on a task force to implement amendments to the Bank Secrecy Act when it determined that casinos were considered financial institutions in 1986 to 1988. Gushin has served clients throughout Asia including in Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, Saipan, Guam, South Korea and the Philippines. He has managed all Spectrum’s Asian engagements including feasibility and marketing studies, public policy analysis, drafting of gaming laws and regulation, AML compliance and gaming related investigations for a diverse mix of governments and private sector clients. Gushin has led Spectrum’s 15-year regulatory association with the Ministry of Home Affairs and Casino Regulatory Authority in Singapore. He also served a 14-month consultancy for the Tinian Casino Gaming Control Commission as gaming advisor. Gushin received his BA from the American University School of Government and Public Administration in 1970, his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University in 1973, and his Masters from American University in 1979