In an interim order, the U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily stayed an order by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upholding a gaming compact between the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida, which would allow the tribe exclusive rights to offer sports betting in Florida.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is in the process of shaping new regulatory standards for sports wagering in Massachusetts, following the state’s adoption last summer of the Massachusetts Sports Wagering Act, Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 23N, which legalized sports betting in the Commonwealth.Continue Reading Massachusetts Gaming Commission Targets Youth Advertising and Data Privacy in Proposed New Sports Wagering Rules
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission recently issued decisions resulting in fines for three of the state’s sports betting operators — MGM Springfield, Plainridge Park Casino, and Encore Boston Harbor. These operators were found to have violated Gaming Commission regulations prohibiting wagers on regular season games of collegiate teams from Massachusetts unless part of a tournament.Continue Reading Massachusetts Gaming Commission Fines Sports Betting Operators for Violating Gaming Commission Regulations
On July 6, North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley announced a settlement of an administrative complaint, accusing Western Distributing Company and affiliate companies Plains Gaming Distributing Inc. and Midwest Gaming Distributing Inc. of violating the state’s gambling laws and regulations by facilitating excessive rent payments and attempting to influence bars’ charitable gambling activities through the Wall of Honor veterans nonprofit.Continue Reading North Dakota Settles With Three Gaming Companies Accused of Exploiting Nonprofit
The world of sports gambling has undergone a transformative shift in recent years, with the widespread legalization of betting in numerous states. The Supreme Court’s 2018 ruling striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) paved the way for the rapid expansion of legalized gambling, sportsbooks, and mobile gaming. As the realm of sports wagering continues to evolve, it becomes crucial for governing bodies to adapt and establish comprehensive guidelines to preserve the integrity of collegiate athletics.Continue Reading Understanding the NCAA’s New Gambling Guidelines: Permanent Bans and Reinstatement Policies
Enacted in 2020, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) nationalized the regulation of the horseracing industry. HISA delegates power to the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (Authority) — a private entity that operates under the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) oversight — to establish new rules, issue subpoenas, and enforce regulations with civil sanctions or…