In The News: International Center for Gaming Regulation
After losing in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals, an emotional LeBron James smashed a whiteboard in the Cleveland Cavaliers locker room, breaking his right hand. His play faltered in the subsequent three games that the Golden State Warriors also won for a clean sweep. Yet, the injury wasn’t made public until after the finals were over.
The US authorities have begun banning all forms of Internet gambling, reversing the course of a 2011 decision and jeopardizing an emerging online betting sector in several American states.
US authorities have begun an effort to ban all forms of internet gambling, reversing course from a 2011 decision and imperiling a burgeoning online wagering sector in several American states.
A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice made public Monday could threaten the viability of online gambling that crosses state lines such as poker.
The 23-page opinion interprets the federal Wire Act, which was originally enacted in 1961.
UNLV’s International Center for Gaming Regulation is forming a regulators forum to discuss sports betting policy issues.
On a recent sweltering afternoon in Las Vegas, the action at the sports book at Mandalay Bay seemed cool — there was baseball and horse racing, but the NFL preseason had just begun and the NBA preseason was weeks away.
Jennifer Roberts, associate director of the University of Nevada’s International Center for Gaming Regulation, said lawmakers should be wary of revenue estimates.
Regulators behind the Indiana gaming industry are taking steps to gather a clear idea of the possibilities of sports betting in the state, months after the Supreme Court struck down a 1992 law prohibiting the practice in all but four states.
Major League Baseball decided that if it couldn’t get a piece of the sports betting pie, it would divert revenue in any way it could, starting with advertising.
Sports and gambling fans cheered as Delaware Gov. John Carney made the first official bet on baseball at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Tuesday as the First State became the second in the nation to offer full sports betting.
In the wake of a United States Supreme Court ruling striking down a ban on sports betting, state gambling regulators are fighting suggestions by major sports leagues that gambling should be overseen at the federal level.