Legal

20th July 2021

Union criticizes Bally’s Twin River Casino for failing to bring employees back

A union representing employees at Bally’s Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island have expressed disapproval after they were not asked to return to work…

20th July 2021

Latest Massachusetts sports betting attempt passes first stage

A bill to regulate sports wagering in Massachusetts has been referred to the committee on House Ways and Means after it was introduced to the…

16th July 2021

Ontario bans autoplay for slots in new igaming regulations

Ontario’s new online gambling regulator has published rules for the channel as the provincial market prepares for launch, outlining a ban on auto-play and a…

15th July 2021

State of the Union: Las Vegas Sands, New York, FanDuel and more

This week’s state of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes Las Vegas Sands’ moves into the world of igaming, New York’s request for…

14th July 2021

Allied Esports sells WPT to Element after lengthy bidding war

Allied Esports Entertainment has completed the sale of its poker assets – including the World Poker Tour – to Element Partners.  The deal is worth…

13th July 2021

PointsBet appoints Cipriano as VP for Canadian division

Online gaming operator PointsBet has announced its appointment of Chantal Cipriano as the company’s new vice president, legal, compliance and people for its Canadian arm.…

12th July 2021

NY mobile applicants encouraged to hand state 50% of revenue as RFP opens

The New York State Gaming Commission has launched its request for applications for mobile sports betting platform providers, with potential bidders incentivized to offer the…

8th July 2021

Engine Media files patent infringement lawsuit against DraftKings

Esports provider Engine Media Holdings has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against sportsbook giant DraftKings.  The infringement concerns Engine Media’s skill gaming-focused Winview Inc. subsidiary,…

6th July 2021

Congressmen propose bill to “remove federal barriers“ to online tribal gaming

Two US Congressmen have proposed a federal bill clarifying that all wagers placed with servers on tribal lands, may be considered gambling on tribal lands…

1st July 2021

State of the Union: Canada, Nevada, Bally’s and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers Canada’s single event betting bill, as well as the latest numbers from Nevada,…

30th June 2021

Canada single-event sports betting bill receives Royal Assent

A bill to legalize single-event sports betting in Canada has secured Royal Assent and will pass into law once the country’s House of Commons has…

24th June 2021

State of the Union: Canada, Wire Act, Sports Illustrated and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, is highlighted by passage of a bill to allow single-event sports wagering in Canada.…

24th June 2021

Operators welcome passage of Canadian single-event sports betting bill

Operators have welcomed the passing of a bill that is set to introduce single-event sports betting in Canada, which will provide opportunities for expansion in…

23rd June 2021

Single-event betting coming to Canada as Senate approves bill

Canada’s senate has passed a bill allowing single-event sports betting, rather than only bets on multiples. Bill C-218, known as the Safe and Regulated Sports…