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This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from May 2019 includes information on fantasy sports in Alabama, lottery legislation in Illinois, charitable gaming in North Carolina, sports-betting litigation in Rhode Island, and federal gaming legislation.
Over the past several years, gaming regulators across the U.S. have been studying skill-based gaming and the potential need for legislative and regulatory changes to accommodate a new breed of slots games determined by player skill, as well as chance.
Traditionally, slots wagers must be determined entirely by a machine’s random number generator. By contrast, skill-based slots allow players to increase their chances of winning depending on how well they perform a video game-like task.
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from September 2018 includes information on tribal gaming in Massachusetts and Maine, a ballot measure in Arkansas, sports-betting legislation in the District of Columbia and Kentucky, gaming litigation in Florida and Pennsylvania, and regulations in Nevada.
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from April 2018 includes information on gaming legislation in Maryland, Oklahoma and Virginia; tribal gaming matters in California and Florida; gaming regulations in Nevada; and ballot initiatives in Arkansas and Florida.
For more in-depth coverage on sports-betting bills, please see the Special Report: U.S. Sports Betting Tracker.