Regulated Gambling

Georgia Revives Hope in Sports Betting to Sustain Economy

Although Georgia is known for its anti-gambling stance, the state’s financial woes have pushed lawmakers to seriously reconsider sports betting to fill some dents created by the pandemic. Tax revenues generated by sports betting in Georgia is being viewed as a possible way to fill the budgeting gap. Like a contagion, the situation has spread …

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New Casino Openings Create Job Opportunities

Gambling may not have the most sterling reputation in the entertainment industry, but recent casino openings have already brought a generous amount of tax revenue to state governments and local communities across the nation. And in addition to this expanding revenue base, gaming brings stable jobs to local communities. Expanding the world of casino gambling …

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Despite Setbacks, Elk Grove Casino on Schedule for 2020 Opening

When many of us think of casinos, our minds immediately turn to Tribal gaming operations. Indian gaming has been integral in the funding of many important public services on tribal lands, and the vast majority of gaming revues go to fund local government and community development. However, Tribal gaming is highly regulated and opening a …

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NASCAR and Sportradar Partner to Fight Gambling Fraud

The federal anti-gambling policy recently overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court in Murphy v. National College Athletic Association was designed to deter the personal and social dangers often associated with betting and wagering. However, making gambling illegal has not proven effective in deterring people from participating. Rather, what it’s done is drive wagering underground, where …

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Penn National Gaming to Add Electronic Gambling Machines to Rutter’s Stores in PA

Pennsylvania has moved quickly to take advantage of the recent Supreme Court ruling overturning the federal prohibition on sports betting. Since the law was passed, the commonwealth has generated more than $385 million in gambling revenues, and the statehouse is by no means stopping there. In addition to what has already been put into Pennsylvania’s …

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Rhode Island Becomes First New England State to Add Sportsbooks to Casinos

Since the Supreme Court granted states the power to decide on the legalization of sports wagering by striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, states have been able to regulate their own sports betting policies. This has led many states to pass new laws and regulations to fill the new sports betting niche, …

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Hard Rock Fined by NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City was just recently hit with a fine from state gaming regulators due to an alleged violation of the Casino Control Act. While fines and penalties are par for the course in many highly regulated industries, this particular enforcement action arose after the casino allegedly failed to …

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Amendment to Allow Gambling Added to Florida’s November Ballot

This past May, the Supreme Court’s decision in the landmark case of Murphy v. NCAA paved the way for states to legalize certain forms of sports betting within their borders. The Supreme Court’s ruling provided an opportunity for states to regulate and tax gambling activities – which the Court reasoned was likely already taking place …

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Sweden Set to Launch New Online Gambling Laws in 2019

Lawmakers in Stockholm have recently passed new legislation aimed at opening up its private gambling industry. Up until now, the only betting site licensed in Sweden was the state-owned Svenska Spel, which operated as a government monopoly in the country’s regulated gambling market. However, now that Sweden has opened its arms to private casinos, dozens …

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