Gaming Law. Legal news and articles for April 22 - 26, 2017

Our 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 ...June 9-11 Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States Approved for Continuing Legal Education CreditsCould Legalized Gambling Save Us From the Insufferability of Fantasy Sports?Electronic gaming parlors returning to Charlotte?Will Florida courts do what lawmakers can't and introduce massive ...Pennsylvania representative plans stand-alone bill as gambling law deadline approachesTony Cabot Earns International Recognition for Gaming LawWisconsin Indian tribes clashing over casino expansionDeadline looms for state gaming legislationPrague Gaming Summit announce new speakers(Vojtěch Chloupek and Yancy Cottrill) and highlight sponsors of the ...Deadline looms for state gaming legislationHorse-park backers feel heat of competition for $15 million fund

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Proposed Nevada Legislation to Redefine Gaming Device Manufacturer
The National Law ReviewApril 5, 2017

A.B. 75 would amend the existing law and provide that if a manufacturer licensed by the Nevada Gaming Commission “assumes responsibility” for the work of a third party manufacturer, such third party manufacturer would not need to be licensed by the ...more »

CJEU advocate questions legality of online gambling law
Budapest Business JournalApril 6, 2017

Maciej Szpunar, an advocate general of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), has criticized online gambling laws in Hungary, saying they may be in violation of the EU tenet of freedom to provide services, in an opinion delivered on April 5 ...more »

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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 »

June 9-11 Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States Approved for Continuing Legal Education Credits
Yahoo FinanceApril 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 approved to offer 10 Continuing Legal Education credits by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal ...more »

Could Legalized Gambling Save Us From the Insufferability of Fantasy Sports?
New York TimesApril 25, 2017

Last month, the N.F.L. announced that the Oakland Raiders would be moving to Las Vegas, putting an N.F.L. team in the heart of the gambling industry. “There's an irreversible momentum for sports gambling,” Daniel Wallach, a gambling expert at the law ...more »

Electronic gaming parlors returning to Charlotte?
WBTVApril 24, 2017

Nearly half a dozen of the new operations have popped up in Monroe, and one arcade that goes by the name "Legends" may be violating the town's zoning laws. "You can't have an electronic gaming establishment within 400 feet of schools, parks, other ...more »

Will Florida courts do what lawmakers can't and introduce massive ...
Miami HeraldApril 24, 2017

House and Senate leaders conceded Monday that years of legislative stalemate over the future of slot machine expansion in Florida — including whether ...more »

Pennsylvania representative plans stand-alone bill as gambling law deadline approaches
World Casino DirectoryApril 24, 2017

Lawmakers have still not provided a solution, so one representative has plans to introduce a stand-alone bill in efforts to amend the gambling law before the May deadline. A representative of Erie County's east side, Patrick Harkins does not want to ...more »

Tony Cabot Earns International Recognition for Gaming Law
PR Web (press release)April 24, 2017

Gaming law attorney Tony Cabot of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP earned Star Individual ranking in the new edition of Chambers Global, which identifies and ranks law firms and lawyers in more than 180 jurisdictions throughout the world. Cabot is ...more »

Wisconsin Indian tribes clashing over casino expansion
The Capital JournalApril 24, 2017

According to the National Indian Gambling Commission, 240 tribes offered gambling in 28 states as of January. With casinos restricted to reservations and land held in federal trust, tribes have been left to beef up their existing facilities to grow ...more »

Deadline looms for state gaming legislation
Waynesboro Record HeraldApril 23, 2017

The Democratic legislator, who represents Erie's east side, is about to introduce a stand-alone bill that would amend Pennsylvania's gambling law by a May 26 deadline imposed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. At issue is the law's local share ...more »

Prague Gaming Summit announce new speakers(Vojtěch Chloupek and Yancy Cottrill) and highlight sponsors of the ...
CalvinAyre.comApril 23, 2017

Prague Gaming Summit announce new speakers(Vojtěch Chloupek and Yancy Cottrill) and highlight sponsors He is an author of the Czech chapter in Duisberg A., Picot H. The Law of Video and Computer Games and the Czech Chapter in 3rd edition of ...more »

Deadline looms for state gaming legislation
GoErie.comApril 23, 2017

The Democratic legislator, who represents Erie's east side, is about to introduce a stand-alone bill that would amend Pennsylvania's gambling law by a May 26 deadline imposed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. At issue is the law's local share ...more »

Horse-park backers feel heat of competition for $15 million fund
Lowell SunApril 22, 2017

The Race Horse Development Fund, created by the 2011 expanded gaming law to sweeten purses or help pay for benefits for riders, trainers and others who work in the business, is funded by a cut of gross gaming revenues from the Plainridge Park Casino ...more »

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