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Commercial Gaming Industry Takes Aim at Daily Fantasy Sports

July 17, 2015 We have recently learned of negative public comments aired by members of Nevada’s commercial casino industry directed at the traditional daily fantasy paradigm. Nevada’s gaming regulators have seemingly responded to the powerful casino industry’s complaints by indicating that the State may take a hard look at the legality of fantasy sports under …

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Interstate Online Poker Websites May Soon Be Linked Through One Online Portal

We previously detailed the passage of an amendment to Nevada’s online poker law that allows Nevada’s governor to reach agreements to create joint player pools with residents of other states.  Since passage of the amendment, Nevada has entered into an interstate online poker compact with Delaware, and it is widely believed that an agreement with New Jersey will soon follow. Despite both …

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Nevada and Delaware Reach Historic Online Poker Partnership and Other Gaming News

Nevada and Delaware Interstate Online Poker Compact We previously detailed the passage of an amendment to Nevada’s online poker law that allowed Nevada’s governor to reach agreements to create joint player pools with residents of other states.  Despite having the authority to enter into such interstate online poker compacts for almost one year, no agreement had yet been …

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Nevada Internet Poker Website Wins Final Approval

Internet Poker Website Wins Approval in Nevada For the first time in the history of Nevada’s legalized Internet poker regime, a website won final approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission to continue its operations.  The website, Ultimate Poker, was launched by Ultimate Gaming for the mandatory testing phase on April 30, 2013, and the positive …

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State-Specific Online Poker Legislation Updates

As you know, we have been carefully following the progress of potential online poker laws in several states, including Massachusetts, Louisiana and Nevada.  Below is an update on the status of the respective state legislation: Massachusetts’ Online Poker Addendum Deemed Unconstitutional As we detailed in April, the Massachusetts’ legislature attached an addendum to its 2014 fiscal …

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Recent Developments in Online Poker in Nevada and New York

Two new developments are taking shape today.  This morning, the first legal online poker site in more than two years, UltimatePoker.com, went live in Nevada.  And In New York, new life has been breathed into a floundering bill that would authorize brick and mortar casinos within the State. Online Poker in the U.S. Goes Live …

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Fantasy Sports Pool Betting May Soon Be Legal in Nevada

In a previous post, we detailed the recent developments involving Nevada’s law authorizing interstate poker compacts with partnering states. In another unprecedented first, it appears that Nevada may allow fantasy sports players to pool their resources and bet collectively. Details of Nevada Senate Bill 346 Last week, Nevada Senate Bill 346 was introduced to the …

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