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Las Vegas Sands Lobbying For ‘Wire Act Fix’

Casino giant Las Vegas Sands (LVS) is seeking support for legislation that would effectively prohibit Internet gambling in the United States, according to documents obtained by GamblingCompliance.

U.S. Virgin Islands Eyeing Internet Gambling Launch

After authorizing Internet gambling more than a decade ago, the U.S. Virgin Islands, at the urging of local gaming regulators, may soon begin accepting applications from prospective online licensees, according to sources.

McDermott Hearing Offers Little Hope of Swift Action

In the first Internet gambling hearing this year in Congress, members of the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday offered little hope that a vote to regulate and tax online wagering will occur anytime soon.

Research & Reports

U.S. Virgin Islands Territory Report

The U.S. Virgin Islands has a wide net of regulations that allow for many types of gaming, helping to promote the local tourism industry. Despite the existence of these regulations, there are only two commercial casinos on the island of St. Croix and no internet gaming operators have been licensed.

Americas Premium Insights May 9–May 22

This bi-weekly update features information on a casino-tax break bill in Delaware, a district court decision in Idaho, a bankruptcy filing by a casino in Iowa, a voluntary dismissal of a lawsuit by a commercial casino developer in Massachusetts, an Internet lottery prohibition bill in Minnesota, a skill-based amusement gaming bill in Ohio, a casino credit bill in Rhode Island, and a bill to amend the Internet gaming statute in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Americas Premium Bi-Weekly Wrap-Up October 18 – October 31

This bi-weekly update includes information on a rejected gaming proposal in Illinois, the ratification of a compact in Massachusetts, the introduction of an ADW bill in Michigan, a tavern gaming bill in Pennsylvania and Internet gaming in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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