News & Analysis
ASA reports no increase childrens' exposure to TV gambling ads and Wynn Resorts receives praise for a culture shift following a harassment scandal.
Caesars becomes the first US gambling jersey sponsor with Major League Soccer deal, UK gambling oversight stays at the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport but reverts to new sports minister, and Wakayama debuts integrated resort guidance.
Major League Baseball's Seattle Mariners pushing for official data clause in Washington, Ireland's small bookmakers to get tax break and PAGCOR raids nearly 200 unlicensed online operators in the Philippines.
Research & Reports
Although many states restrict Las Vegas-style slot machines to commercial and tribal casinos, a handful of U.S. gaming jurisdictions also permit limited-stakes video lottery terminals (VLTs) or video gaming machines (VGTs) in non-casino venues such as bars, restaurants, and civic organizations.
In recent years, this segment of the U.S. gaming market — sometimes referred to as slot-route operations or distributed gaming — has attracted greater attention among policymakers, in part due to the explosive growth of Illinois’ VGT market.
In 2019, Montana authorized the lottery to offer full sports wagering at retail locations. The state also offers video gambling machines, table games, pari-mutuel wagering and advance deposit wagering on racing, and tribal casinos.
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from April 2019 includes information on gaming litigation in Washington and West Virginia, gaming legislation in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland and Montana; lottery legislation in Alabama, Arizona, Florida and Illinois; and tribal gaming litigation in New York.
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from March 2019 includes information on online gaming legislation in West Virginia, sports-betting legislation in Rhode Island, expanded gaming legislation and sweepstakes legislation in Virginia, tribal gaming in Connecticut and Texas, online gaming litigation and expanded gaming legislation in New Hampshire, expanded gaming legislation in Alaska and Maine, fantasy sports regulations in Ohio, and e-sports legislation in Maryland.
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from February 2019 includes information on gaming litigation in New Hampshire; gaming legislation in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Montana, North Dakota, Virginia, and West Virginia; tribal gaming in Texas.