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GamblingCompliance: After Epic Super Bowl, U.S. Sports Betting Push Picks Up Steam

14TH FEB 2017 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY A new poll has found only 15 percent of American adults admit they would bet on the Super Bowl if it were legal to do so, a surprisingly low percentage given the amount of money the casino industry’s main lobbying group estimates was wagered illegally this year.… Continue reading GamblingCompliance: After Epic Super Bowl, U.S. Sports Betting Push Picks Up Steam

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GamblingCompliance: New Jersey Fines PokerStars Over Out-Of-State Bets

8TH FEB 2017 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has levied a $25,000 fine against Amaya for allowing out-of-state bets to be placed on its PokerStars mobile site. The fine was the second issued by the DGE within the last year against an online gaming company for accidentally accepting… Continue reading GamblingCompliance: New Jersey Fines PokerStars Over Out-Of-State Bets

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Las Vegas Business Press: Issues shaping Las Vegas banking industry in 2017

Posted January 16, 2017 – 8:51am By CHRIS SIEROTY SPECIAL TO LAS VEGAS BUSINESS PRESS The Las Vegas Strip has reopened now that the fireworks and 2016 are officially in the books. Now it’s time to look forward and consider what this year holds for the local banking industry. The Las Vegas Business Press spoke with… Continue reading Las Vegas Business Press: Issues shaping Las Vegas banking industry in 2017

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GamblingCompliance: Nevada Governor Stresses State’s Leadership In Gaming

20TH JAN 2017 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY Nevada Republican Governor Brian Sandoval delivered his fourth and final State of the State address Tuesday, proposing an $8.1bn budget for the next two years and reminding lawmakers that the state’s fiscal health is tied to its tourism economy. “With gaming legalized around the globe, we can… Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Nevada Governor Stresses State’s Leadership In Gaming

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GamblingCompliance: Policy Groups Ask Trump Administration To Reject Federal Internet Gambling Ban

13TH JAN 2017 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY Eight groups, which describe themselves as free-market, limited government, and freedom-oriented organizations, sent a letter Thursday to Vice President-elect Mike Pence and Attorney General nominee Senator Jeff Sessions, asking to block demands for a federal prohibition on internet gambling. “After a contentious election year, a divided nation looks to… Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Policy Groups Ask Trump Administration To Reject Federal Internet Gambling Ban

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GamblingCompliance: Bills Propose Federal Gaming Tax For U.S. Operators

12TH JAN 2017 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY The American Gaming Association (AGA) is lobbying to eliminate a “misguided” provision in a recently introduced tax overhaul bill that would subject gaming companies to a 23 percent federal gaming tax, an executive with the trade group said Wednesday. The suggested tax rate for companies offering games… Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Bills Propose Federal Gaming Tax For U.S. Operators

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GamblingCompliance: Crown Resorts Out Of Alon Project; Developers Seek New Financing

20TH DEC 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY Crown Resorts’ decision to sell its stake in Alon, a $2bn resort planned for 35 acres on the Las Vegas Strip across from Wynn Las Vegas, has garnered mixed reactions from analysts over whether those who remain invested in the project will be able to find new… Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Crown Resorts Out Of Alon Project; Developers Seek New Financing