Regulation

6th December 2021

Hard Rock takes sportsbook offline after court ruling

Hard Rock Sportsbook, owned by Florida’s Seminole Tribe, has suspended betting on its platform within the state after a court ruled the tribe’s compact allowing…

6th December 2021

Michigan regulator warns against black market after nonpayment complaints

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has warned bettors of the dangers of betting on unlicensed platforms after it received complaints regarding nonpayment of winnings.…

2nd December 2021

State of the Union: DraftKings, Nevada, Colorado and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes a patent infringement lawsuit filed against DraftKings, as well as state sports betting…

23rd November 2021

Court ruling puts a halt to Seminole sports betting in Florida

A District of Columbia judge has ruled that the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s compact with the state violates the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) and…

19th November 2021

Maryland edges closes to sports betting launch as five licenses issued

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission’s (MLGCC) Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) has issued five sports betting licenses to land-based casinos. The state now…

15th November 2021

Canadian Gaming Association appoints four new directors to board

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has announced the appointment of four new members to its board of directors. Scott Burton, chief executive of FansUnite Entertainment…

11th November 2021

PA Gaming Control Board issues $150,000 in fines to three operators

Today, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved consent agreements between the PGCB's Office of Enforcement Counsel and three casino operators, resulting in a total of…

11th November 2021

State of the Union: New York, California, ESPN and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes some of the major potential opportunities in the US betting space, with stories…

8th November 2021

New York Gaming Commission selects nine mobile betting licensees

New York’s tender to award mobile sports betting licenses has concluded with two bids – comprising nine operators – recommended for licenses. At a commission…

5th November 2021

North Carolina betting legislation continues slow progress through House

A bill to legalize commercial online sports betting in North Carolina has cleared another committee in the state’s House of Representatives.  House Bill 631, which…

5th November 2021

American Gaming Association names Hard Rock’s Allen as new chairman

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has appointed Jim Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International and chief executive of Seminole Gaming, as its new chairman. Allen…

4th November 2021

State of the Union: MGM, Bally’s, Caesars and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes third-quarter earnings from almost all the major players in the land-based sector, as…

28th October 2021

Rivalry to apply for Ontario betting and gaming licenses

Esports-focused betting operator Rivalry has submitted an application for an Ontario sports betting and online gaming license. Rivalry submitted its application to the Alcohol and…

28th October 2021

State of the Union: DraftKings-Entain, New York, Nevada and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes DraftKings’ decision not to submit a formal bid for Entain, as well as…