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GamblingCompliance: Nevada Considers Lowering Gambling Age to 18

26TH AUG 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY A proposal to lower Nevada’s gambling age is among the 317 early bill draft requests (BDR) submitted so far by lawmakers and agencies for possible consideration by the 2017 Nevada legislature. The list on the state legislature’s website is updated regularly with new proposals and offers a… Continue reading GamblingCompliance: Nevada Considers Lowering Gambling Age to 18

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PaymentsCompliance: California’s Digital Currency Bill Shelved Until 2017

18TH AUG 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY California’s legislature has shelved proposals to introduce new regulations for virtual currency businesses, the bill’s author told PaymentsCompliance in a statement.  Reintroduced earlier this month, Assembly Bill 1326, or the California Bitcoin license bill, has been referred back to the Senate’s Rules Committee and the Assembly’s Committee… Continue reading PaymentsCompliance: California’s Digital Currency Bill Shelved Until 2017

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GamblingCompliance:DoJ Official Warns Casinos On AML Compliance

17TH AUG 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY The Gardens Casino and Sparks Nugget combined were recently fined more than $3m for anti-money laundering (AML) violations, mistakes a federal law enforcement official warned other casinos Tuesday to avoid making. “Despite its importance, compliance often takes a back seat to other financial considerations,” Deborah Conner, deputy… Continue reading GamblingCompliance:DoJ Official Warns Casinos On AML Compliance

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GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: Nevada’s USFantasy Could Become A DFS Model

8TH AUG 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY USFantasy Sports will begin providing daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests to approximately 60 locations throughout Nevada later this month, but the company’s founder expects his business to quickly expand beyond the state’s borders. The launch of the Las Vegas-based DFS company, whose games are based on a… Continue reading GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: Nevada’s USFantasy Could Become A DFS Model

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Gambling Agenda In Australia

By Chris Sieroty Gambling remains one of the top issues for Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval as he prepares to enter his second week of a trade mission to Australia. Sandoval’s trade mission also includes talks on mining and water technology, but gambling, and especially an online poker agreement, is being discussed among the trade delegation… Continue reading Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Gambling Agenda In Australia

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GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: Atlantic City Considers Room Tax; Trump Taj Mahal Issues Ultimatum

15TH JUL 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY Atlantic City wants state lawmakers to allow it to charge visitors a $10 fee on hotel rooms to generate some extra money for the cash strapped city, this is as casino workers at Trump Taj Mahal face a Monday deadline to accept a contract offer. City Council president… Continue reading GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: Atlantic City Considers Room Tax; Trump Taj Mahal Issues Ultimatum

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GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: U.S. Mayors Join AGA Campaign For Legalized Sports Betting

7TH JUL 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) has voted to join the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) lobbying campaign to legalize and regulate sports betting in the United States, a decision the gaming industry’s largest trade association welcomed enthusiastically. “We’re pleased that mayors across the country have become the latest… Continue reading GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: U.S. Mayors Join AGA Campaign For Legalized Sports Betting