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GamblingCompliance: E-Sports Betting The Latest Legal Change Eyed By Nevada Law Students

20TH MAR 2017 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY Nevada lawmakers are set to consider a bill to allow for pari-mutuel wagering on e-sports and poker tournaments, in the latest in a series of legislative proposals drafted by students at the William S. Boyd School of Law in Las Vegas. Senate Bill 240, authored by students… Continue reading GamblingCompliance: E-Sports Betting The Latest Legal Change Eyed By Nevada Law Students

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PaymentsCompliance: U.S. Legalized Marijuana Industry Struggling To Bank Its Billions

14TH MAR 2017 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN WASHINGTON, D.C. Payments start-ups in the U.S. have said the rift between federal and state regulations means banks are unwilling to process transactions linked to legalized marijuana businesses. Despite a flurry of state laws making it legal for retailers to supply marijuana, industry insiders believe a… Continue reading PaymentsCompliance: U.S. Legalized Marijuana Industry Struggling To Bank Its Billions

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GamblingCompliance: California Bill Aims To Increase Legislative Oversight Of Tribal Gaming

7TH MAR 2017 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY A California Assemblyman has introduced a bill that would severely restrict the governor’s ability to sign off on federal approvals of newly acquired lands for tribal casinos without prior approval by the legislature. Marc Levine, a Democrat, said he introduced Assembly Bill 1377 as a way for… Continue reading GamblingCompliance: California Bill Aims To Increase Legislative Oversight Of Tribal Gaming

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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