More than $1 billion will be wagered – both legally and illegally – on the Summer Olympic Games this month, and, for the first time in 16 years, Nevada sports books will accept bets on the games in Brazil, highlighting how sports betting is more popular than ever.
Nathan Associates Principal Economist Alan P. Meister, Ph.D., and academic affiliates Clyde W. Barrow, Ph.D., and David R. Borges, M.P.A. announced the publication of a groundbreaking article in Gaming Law Review & Economics, which is the first systematic analysis of market saturation in the U.S. casino gaming industry.
The ICGR is led by André Wilsenach, a former gaming regulator and noted policy expert who spent the past 14 years leading the Alderney Gambling Control Commission as it helped pioneer the regulation of Internet gambling.
Steve Stallings, newly elected chairman of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA), discussed the good news, as well as the challenges facing tribal government gaming in a "State of the Industry" report at the organization's 21(st) Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference.
Garden State residents remain largely opposed to a proposed expansion of casinos beyond Atlantic City, but the most recent survey of adults from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind finds that opposition has decreased since June of 2015.