The DOJ Reverses Opinion: How It Affects Domestic Gambling

US Department of Justice Federal Building

The US Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel has recently released a new Opinion which reverses an earlier Formal Opinion Memorandum given in 2011. While DOJ OLC Opinions do not carry the force of law as is, enforcement and implementation plans are already scheduled for April 15th, 90 days after the DOJ released its …

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Connecticut To See Sports Gambling In 2019

Connecticut Considering Sports Betting

Connecticut has sprung from its winter hibernation ready to take on sports betting. Connecticut is known for its tribal-run casinos but how will the relationship between tribal gambling entertainment, state licensors and regulators, and online gaming providers be affected by introduced sports gambling bills. We explain, but first, one must understand that Connecticut has long been …

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States Want Expanded Gambling Forms in 2019

2019 Legislative Session

With the 2018 US state legislative sessions ending around the nation, gambling bills are being pushed to next year’s session. Gambling is expected to be one of the most discussed legislative topics in the 2019 state legislative sessions. Numerous states have passed and legalized expanded gambling forms during the 2018 session, some of whom have …

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Rhode Island Becomes 8th State with Legal Sports Wagering

Rhode Island Twin River Casino Lincoln

As of November 26th, Rhode Island has joined the other seven US states offering legal sports wagering. Rhode Island had sports wagering legislation passed earlier this year and was projected to begin offering their wagering services on October 1st. However, some revenue allocation negotiations held the state back from offering sports gambling in October but …

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