New Jersey and the World Series of Poker both posted numbers too big to ignore this week, with signs gambling is growing in the US.
It’s easy to see why Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson thinks online gambling sites can’t keep minors away. His own casinos have such a tough time doing it.
This week Pennsylvania’s online gambling bill stole all the headlines, but plenty of other states in the area made forward progress towards regulation.
The casino industry got hit with two different political scandals with gambling ties–one in New York with Andrew Cuomo, one in Nevada with Sheldon Adelson.
The announced retirement of Congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah eliminates one of the major driving forces behind a federal online gambling in Congress.
The success of New Jersey online casinos might be causing states like Pennsylvania, New York, and West Virginia to more seriously consider online gambling.
Could Sheldon Adelson be leaving Pennsylvania behind, paving a clear path for online gaming legislation to pass which could solve budget woes in the state?
The big stories of the week centered around online gambling expansion efforts in New York and Pennsylvania and how supporters can make their voices heard.
The new CFO at Wynn Resorts comes from the legal online gambling sector, which could signal a shift in Wynn’s current slightly negative view of iGaming.