Minefield for the Unwary: Cautiously Optimistic Outlook on Online Gaming Expansion in the United States

Gaming operations in the United States have traditionally been supply-side driven. Sheldon Andelson, CEO and Chairman of Las Vegas Sands Corp., recently analogized the industry to the movie Field of Dreams: If you build it, they will come. Indeed, nothing is a better example of this than growth of brick-and-mortar tribal gaming: from being almost non-existent two decades ago to now generating more than $27 billion a year.

The Department of Justice’s reversal of its long-held stance regarding the Federal Wire Act may have created a major opportunity for gaming expansion in the United States: this time, into cyberspace.

Originally published in Infinity Gaming • Issue April 2013.

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Topics:  Gaming, Indian Gaming, Internet Gambling, Online Gaming

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