The Attorney General of Oklahoma has thrown the future of two new tribal compacts into doubt by arguing that Governor Kevin Stitt didn’t have the authority to negotiate agreements for products not covered by the state’s tribal gaming regulations.
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has rejected a request to give the state’s two tribal casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, temporary approval to launch online gaming during the shutdown enforced as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Lawmakers in Connecticut are to run the rule over several new bills that would legalise sports betting in the state, though the legislation is dependent on Governor Ned Lamont reaching agreements with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes.
The Washington House of Representatives has voted through a bill that would legalize land-based and online sports betting in the state, with the tribal-focused legislation now set to move forward to the Senate.
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has released a new advisory bulletin that warns Native American tribes of key considerations and potential restrictions they face under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) when rolling out sports betting.
Should a ballot measure to allow sports betting at California’s tribal casinos and racetracks be adopted, the state stands to generate “tens of millions” in new revenue, but face higher regulatory and enforcement costs, a new report says.
Washington State-based tribal casino operator the Quinault Indian Nation has accused Valve Corporation of facilitating illegal gambling on its online video games distribution platform Steam in a new lawsuit.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and his Pennsylvania counterpart Josh Shapiro have attacked the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) decision to revise its interpretation of the Wire Act and suggested that the department was influenced by anti-iGaming lobbyists.
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has attempted to address concerns over the US Department of Justice's revised opinion on the Wire Act by insisting that states and tribes are still able to offer regulated online gaming.
Regulus Partners analysts foresee years of legal challenges across the US following the Department of Justice's reversal of its Wire Act opinion to conclude that the law's prohibitions apply to all forms of gaming