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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.