The AGA says sports betting will be regulated in the US within two to four years but myriad pieces need to fall into place for it to happen, while online betting is left out. Amanda McCormack speaks to the AGA, tech providers and NJ Senator Raymond Lesniak to find out more.
Whatever the outcome, this week's general election will likely lead to more taxes for the UK gambling sector. Scott Longley provides the breakdown and looks at how the industry is responding to the lobbying requirements.
The recent furore over fixed odds betting terminals in the UK raises many valid points for bookmakers, but for Graham Wood lottery products are just as harmful as the much-maligned FOBTs. lt's just that they generate so much in tax revenues that politicians will never admit the obvious.