Casino Legislation News
With the impacts of Thursday 23rd June's momentous referendum decision for Brexit still seeping in, I must unfortunately forecast that the future is undoubtedly bleak for the British casino industry. I know this will not sit well with a traditionally libertarian industry, who many I am certain will have voted to ‘regain control’, but for our industry this is an absolute nightmare.
by David Clifton, Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited
A decade on from the Act, gambling is still the only show in town for most of Britain’s major operators. Dan Waugh
As Genting prepares to open Britain’s first truly integrated destination casino at the NEC in Solihull this week, Dan Waugh asks why our gambling industry has been so slow to embrace mainstream leisure.
This morning, the New York trial court granted the state a preliminary injunction against DraftKings and FanDuel, prohibiting them from taking players from that state.
"Today, as in 1961, Cuba is governed by the Castros and the Communist party. We cannot keep doing the same thing and expect a different result.”
President Barack Obama
When hotel-casinos first opened in Atlantic City, operators found themselves wrapped up in red tape.
The casino industry is one of the most heavily regulated businesses in the world. But even if they did not have that government oversight, casino owners would still be among the most careful business operators in the world.
There are of course negatives in the sector and at the moment these are defined by the presence of B2 machines (or FOBTs as they are popularly known) in bookies on our high streets.