13TH NOV 2018 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY After failing to implement sports betting before a federal ban was adopted, the D.C. Lottery is now ready to take the lead as operator and regulatory authority if a bill is passed by the city council, according to the lottery’s director. In November 1989, the Office of Lottery … Continue reading GamblingCompliance: D.C. Lottery Prepared To Regulate And Operate Sports Betting
13TH NOV 2018 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY Gordon Medenica, Maryland’s gaming and lottery czar, expects lawmakers to introduce a sports-betting bill when they return to Annapolis in January, as the state risks falling further behind its neighbors. “We expect sports-betting legislation to be taken up again this coming session as there seems to be … Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Maryland, Virginia Tipped To Follow D.C. With Sports-Betting Bills
20TH SEP 2018 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA The California attorney general’s decision to approve a citizen-filed initiative that aims to put the legalization of sports betting on the ballot in 2020 has drawn concern and opposition from a tribal gaming trade group, card rooms and the state’s gaming regulator. The effort, … Continue reading GamblingCompliance:California Tribes And Card Clubs Find Fault With Sports-Betting Initiative
15TH OCT 2018 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN LAS VEGAS Mark Hemmerle, a former casino executive and vice president of legal and compliance for Worldpay Gaming, has warned that gaming companies face an increased risk of data hacking as the shift to online and mobile apps continues, and non-gaming revenue becomes a larger driver of a … Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Cybersecurity In Age Of Online Casinos And Less Traditional Gaming Revenue
24TH JUL 2018 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN CLEVELAND A national approach to safeguarding the integrity of sporting competitions is necessary after the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing all states to legalize sports betting, according to one veteran Las Vegas gaming attorney and law professor. The gaming regulatory system in the United States is built … Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Federal Integrity Program Needed For U.S. Sports Betting, Says Law Professor
19TH JUL 2018 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN CLEVELAND Horseracing in the United States has been in decline for several decades in the face of challenges that include an aging fan base and expanded gambling opportunities across the country as more states have welcomed lotteries, tribal gaming or have legalized commercial casinos. But will legalized sports … Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Does Sports Betting, Wagering On Past Races Help Horseracing Survive?
16TH JUL 2018 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN CLEVELAND The UK has successfully integrated betting shops and online wagering, but bookmakers in Nevada have cautioned state legislators that it is a completely different product, and they should understand the differences before implementing international regulatory regimes in their states. Art Manteris, vice president of race and sports … Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Nevada Regulators, Bookmakers Caution States Against Adopting Foreign Sports-Betting Models