Gaming Law. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 30, 2017

Editorial: Racing for the cashPolish Gaming Act Causing Huge Shift In Online Gambling Market'Monopoly' No More? Sweden Set To Open Up Offshore Gambling Sites To LicensureRecent updates from the upcoming Prague Gaming Summit 2017Florida legislators continue to joust over future of state's casino ...Florida legislators joust over 1 or 2 South Florida casinos | Miami ...Restoring Archaic Law Bad for States and TaxpayersSpectrum Gaming and Gaming Economics Form Strategic AllianceSpectrum Gaming Group, Gaming Economics Form Strategic ...iPoker Network Bids Polish Players FarewellSports Gambling Ban Repeal Could Happen in Trump's First Term, Group SaysOur view: State must protect Erie casino host feesIntralot's Polish bookmaker Totolotek calls on Betradar to deliver first virtual sports betting offer in PolandWill other states follow Virginia in legalizing casino gaming ...June 9-11 Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States Approved for ...

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Nevada Gaming Control Board Recommences Testing Gaming Technology
The National Law ReviewApril 6, 2017

In 2013, the Nevada Legislature authorized independent test labs (ITL) registered with the Nevada Gaming Commission to test gambling games and gaming technology that would be used in Nevada for compliance with the Nevada regulatory requirements.more »

Sen. Harry Reid Joins UNLV Boyd School of Law as Distinguished Fellow
UNLV NewsCenterApril 11, 2017

The UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law has nearly 400 students and offers three juris doctor degree programs: a full-time day program, a part-time day program and a part-time evening program. The school also offers a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Gaming ...more »

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Editorial: Racing for the cash
Boston HeraldApril 30, 2017

The fund was created by the 2011 casino gaming law and receives a portion of the gross receipts from the Plainridge Park Casino slot parlor. It was intended to sweeten racing purses and/or pay benefits to horsemen — a way to level the playing field ...more »

Polish Gaming Act Causing Huge Shift In Online Gambling Market
Tight PokerApril 30, 2017

Some of the top bookmakers like William Hill, Bet365 and Betfair had anticipated such a move and had exited the Polish market before the new gaming law came into effect. There have also been reports that as of April 24, the popular iPoker Network had ...more »

'Monopoly' No More? Sweden Set To Open Up Offshore Gambling Sites To Licensure
OnlinePokerReport.comApril 28, 2017

... law and the country has been taken to the European Court of Justice by the EU Commission. As a result, offshore operators have been able to operate with legal immunity. Attempts to prevent them advertising have all failed. Unibet currently spends ...more »

Recent updates from the upcoming Prague Gaming Summit 2017
CalvinAyre.comApril 28, 2017

He is the Immediate Past President of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL), the pre-eminent global gambling law networking and educational organisation. He has been consistently ranked as a “Leading Individual” in Gaming & Gambling by ...more »

Florida legislators continue to joust over future of state's casino ...
Bradenton HeraldApril 28, 2017

Florida lawmakers continued to move forward on gambling legislation Thursday as the Senate revived its plan to bring a second casino to South Florida and ...more »

Florida legislators joust over 1 or 2 South Florida casinos | Miami ...
Miami HeraldApril 27, 2017

Miami-Dade County's mayor urges lawmakers to give voters a say in whether to allow additional slots casinos as lawmakers continue to move forward with plans ...more »

Restoring Archaic Law Bad for States and Taxpayers
TownhallApril 27, 2017

There is plenty of room for online gaming regulation and taxation in current state law, and there is still some online gaming regulation at the federal level. Two, the idea that the Wire Act should apply to online gambling is just historically wrong ...more »

Spectrum Gaming and Gaming Economics Form Strategic Alliance
Totally Gaming (press release) (registration) (blog)April 27, 2017

As the prospect of increased legal sports wagering in the United States becomes more imminent, leadership and experience are needed to guide the debate and help ensure that this growth is channeled into thoughtful public policy. Spectrum Gaming Group ...more »

Spectrum Gaming Group, Gaming Economics Form Strategic ...
Yahoo FinanceApril 26, 2017

As the prospect of increased legal sports wagering in the United States becomes more imminent, leadership and experience are needed to guide the debate ...more »

iPoker Network Bids Polish Players Farewell
Casino News DailyApril 26, 2017

Under the country's new gambling law, each licensed gambling operator is taxed at 12% on annual turnover. In comparison, most of the other regulated jurisdictions use gross gambling revenue as a tax base. Thus, taxing operators on turnover has turned ...more »

Sports Gambling Ban Repeal Could Happen in Trump's First Term, Group Says
Fox BusinessApril 26, 2017

As top sports officials and the American public soften their decades-long opposition to legal sports betting, the American Gaming Association, one of the leading advocates for a regulated marketplace for wagers, says that an end to the federal ban on ...more »

Our view: State must protect Erie casino host fees
GoErie.comApril 26, 2017

Time is running out. Lawmakers have just 30 days to amend the state's gaming law by the May 26 deadline set by the state Supreme Court. In Erie County, roughly $11 million a year hangs in the balance. That is the amount the county had been receiving as ...more »

Intralot's Polish bookmaker Totolotek calls on Betradar to deliver first virtual sports betting offer in Poland
CalvinAyre.comApril 26, 2017

Certain provisions of an amendment to Gambling Law passed on 15 December 2016 came into force on 1 April. They make it possible to organize bets on virtual events, which are a simulation of sports games. Each team or player taking part in these games ...more »

Will other states follow Virginia in legalizing casino gaming ...
Augusta Free PressApril 25, 2017

The concept of online casinos and their legality in the US is a complex and non-straightforward issue. Whilst on a federal level it seems that it is legal, there are ...more »

June 9-11 Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States Approved for ...
Marketwired (press release)April 25, 2017

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2017) - The June 9-11 Summer Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) has been ...more »

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