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.
In the second part of iGaming Business' deep dive into the revised Wire Act opinion, ICE Sports Betting USA speakers stress the need for clarity from the Department of Justice as they look to work out the best way to interpret the ruling.
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.
Arguments in favour of including a bad actor clause in California's iPoker legislation are clearly driven by interests vested in keeping PokerStars out and based on an arbitrary 2006 cutoff date, writes online gaming consultant Matt Kaufman, but he still doesn’t see it ending well for poker’s global giant.