The U.S. Supreme Court’s striking down of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in May 2018 began a dramatic upheaval of America’s sports wagering landscape that is still causing seismic shockwaves throughout the industry. Operators, suppliers and regulators are scrambling to comprehend how to best go about moving forward with this newly unfettered form of highly transactional, dynamic, sophisticated and complex type of sports-based gaming.
From a regulatory perspective, several factors must be determined when looking at implementing a sports wagering operation. First, legislators and regulators must decide which jurisdiction sports betting falls under. Potential choices include: