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On 18 March 2015 Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, announced that the Government would bring forward legislative proposals to replace the existing statutory Horserace Betting Levy with a new Horserace Betting...more
On February 26, 2015, Pennsylvania State Representative John Payne, chairman of the Gaming Oversight Committee, and several other sponsors introduced HB 649, a bill that would amend the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development and...more
IS GAMING IN THE CARDS FOR THE VOLUNTEER STATE?
Dickinson Wright has learned that Tennessee House Representative Jason Powell has submitted a proposed constitutional amendment that could permit casino gaming in...more
Efforts to pass online poker legislation in California have failed for years, in large part due to the failure to achieve consensus on the most critical issues affecting stakeholders. California is now poised to consider new...more
Based on their interpretation of Washington state gambling laws, many fantasy sports game operators do not allow players from Washington to participate in pay-to-play fantasy sports games. Game operators and players alike...more
On March 12, 2015, the Iowa Senate passed a bill that would allow Iowans participating in fantasy sports leagues to claim prizes and awards. Iowa Senate File 166 (“SF 166”) was passed by a 32-16 vote and placed on the House...more
This week, the Dutch State Secretary for Justice, Mr. Teeven, has resigned for political reasons. Now that Teeven was the founder of the plan to reform the Dutch games of chance market, the impact of the resignation on the...more
The Betting (Amendment) Bill 2013 cleared its final hurdle in the Irish Parliament yesterday (5 March). It is now referred to the President for signature, which is likely to happen before the end of March....more
Further to the recent developments and discussion on the online gambling and gambling related activities legal framework, the Council of Ministers approved, on 26 February 2015, new gambling regulations....more
Last week, the Indiana House of Representatives voted 87-7 to raise the production limit on the amount of beer that can be produced by craft breweries. The proposed legislation would increase the production level to 90,000...more
The 78th Session of the Nevada Legislature began on February 2, 2015. Regular sessions of the Nevada Legislature are held biennially in odd-numbered years. As of the date of this article, the following bills related to gaming...more
The Los Angeles Times recently reported that proposed football stadium developers have chosen to incur the cost of collecting signatures to qualify an initiative for the ballot to obtain land use approvals rather than face...more
A House of Commons Library Standard Note has been published setting out information on fixed odds betting terminals, which are electronic machines, sited in betting shops, containing a variety of games, including roulette....more
Action Item: On February 26, 2015, Pennsylvania State Representative John Payne and several other sponsors introduced legislation that would amend the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development and Gaming Act to authorize online or...more
Earlier this month, Major League Baseball eliminated a burdensome requirement that made it difficult for MLB franchises to sign Cuban nationals. Until last month, a Cuban national wanting to sign with a MLB franchise as a...more
MNsure Reform -
Minnesota’s already low rate of people without health insurance fell even more over the past year, a survey from Gallup finds. At the beginning of 2014, just 9.5 percent of Minnesotans lacked health...more
The long awaited Spanish Regulation on Responsible Advertising and Online Gambling is currently undergoing a legislative process. All the political groups present in the Spanish Senate have recently brought a joint motion in...more
As Minnesota’s lottery system turns 25 years old, director Ed Van Petten has sought to follow the lead of the most technologically-advanced state lottery systems in the country by expanding into the profitable market of...more
A popular and profitable form of gaming has sparked a controversy in Idaho between the state’s Indian tribes and horse racetracks. "Instant Racing" video slot machines replay the last seconds of horse races run in the past,...more
2014 was a year that featured many positive legal developments for tribes. From the favorable Supreme Court decision in the Bay Mills case written by Justice Sotomayor (who continues to be a leader on the Court for tribal...more
In the wake of recent cyber-attacks, President Obama signed an Executive Order January 2, 2015, imposing additional economic sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The Executive Order authorizes the U.S....more
As states continue to search for ways to generate additional revenue, several states have explored the possibility of selling lottery tickets online. Online lottery ticket sales represent an untapped market for state...more
Michigan is poised to officially ban student-athletes at public colleges and universities from forming or joining a labor union. Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign the recently passed bill into law by the end of the year. ...more
many more than six different hacks……and headaches…… -
With the holiday season in full swing, many of us are struggling with that age-old question: “what do you get for the person who has everything?” Well, if that...more
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission unanimously voted to formally award the Regions A and B resort casino licenses to Wynn MA LLC and MGM Springfield, respectively, a process which had been delayed until after the election on...more
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