Category Archives: Gaming Law

Mississippi Gaming Commission’s Special Interim Commission Meeting: September 14, 2017

The Mississippi Gaming Commission held a Special Interim Meeting on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the Biloxi office of the Mississippi Gaming Commission. Executive Director Allen Godfrey, Chairman Al Hopkins, and Commissioner Jerry Griffith were in attendance. The following matters were considered: Riverboat Corporation of Mississippi d/b/a Golden Nugget Biloxi Hotel and …

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Mississippi and Louisiana Attorneys General Among Those Filing Amicus Brief with Supreme Court in New Jersey Sports Wagering Case

Attorney General Jim Hood of Mississippi and Attorney General Jeff Landry of Louisiana joined their counterparts from West Virginia, Arizona, and Wisconsin in filing a brief of Amici Curiae in support of the State of New Jersey’s Petition for Writ of Certiorari in its sports wagering case. In the case styled Governor Christopher J. Christie, et …

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Alabama: Indian Gaming Benefits More Than Just Tribes

While political opposition still sometimes flares up, with some form of legal gaming available in all but two states, there now is little question that gaming is widely accepted in the United States. In 2014, commercial casino gaming revenues were slightly less than $38 billion, and tribal gaming represented an additional $28.5 billion. These are significant …

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Should There be a Legislative Solution to Disputed Indian Trust Applications?

Recent actions in Arizona and Indiana suggest that there is a new approach to local government opposition to Indian tribal applications for trust status of newly acquired land. The question has to be whether this is sound Indian Law policy, although the follow-up question seems to be whether the proponents even care. The most shocking …

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Legalize Poker? Expert Witnesses Will Be Responsible

As poker continues to rise in popularity in mainstream America, it could very well be expert witnesses who ultimately cause the game to become largely legalized. Over the last decade, poker (specifically Texas Hold’em poker) has emerged from the back rooms of smoky taverns, exited the underground gambling dens of low-level mobsters, and announced itself …

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Bulgaria Adopts New Gambling Tax Regime

  Bulgaria has a new gambling taxation regime effective January 1, 2014, which, together with the reasonable and balanced regulations currently in place, makes the country attractive for local licensing and gambling operations based upon a low corporate tax and highly qualified and low-priced technical specialists. One and a half years after theGambling Act (“Act”) was …

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ABA Gaming Law Minefield Conference – February 14-15, 2013

The National Law Review is pleased to bring you information about the upcoming ABA Gaming Law Minefield Conference: When February 14 – 15, 2013 Where Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy Las Vegas, NV 89101 United States of America   The program will discuss revolutionary legal, regulator, and ethical issues confronting …

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ABA Gaming Law Minefield Conference – February 14-15, 2013

The National Law Review is pleased to bring you information about the upcoming ABA Gaming Law Minefield Conference: When February 14 – 15, 2013 Where Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy Las Vegas, NV 89101 United States of America   The program will discuss revolutionary legal, regulator, and ethical issues confronting …

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ABA Gaming Law Minefield Conference – February 14-15, 2013

The National Law Review is pleased to bring you information about the upcoming ABA Gaming Law Minefield Conference: When February 14 – 15, 2013 Where Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy Las Vegas, NV 89101 United States of America   The program will discuss revolutionary legal, regulator, and ethical issues confronting …

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ABA Gaming Law Minefield Conference – February 14-15, 2013

The National Law Review is pleased to bring you information about the upcoming ABA Gaming Law Minefield Conference: When February 14 – 15, 2013 Where Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy Las Vegas, NV 89101 United States of America   The program will discuss revolutionary legal, regulator, and ethical issues confronting …

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