Gaming Industry Cyber Risks in 2015-2016

As a result of the industry’s overwhelming reliance on online technologies, cyber risks impacting gaming service providers have shifted from tolerable nuisances to game-changing breaches. In 2015-2016, these cyber risks have largely targeted virtual gaming operations and casino payment systems. All digital games of chance and games of skill rely on complex random number generators … Continue reading “Gaming Industry Cyber Risks in 2015-2016”

A PLEA FOR A SOCIAL CONTRACT PROCESS

Compact negotiations – and re-negotiations – clearly rank as among the most momentous activities that any tribe might ever pursue. For that matter, they are among the most important activities for states as well. Yet, in most instances, the importance of such matters is left in the hands of (dare I say it?) lawyers. I … Continue reading “A PLEA FOR A SOCIAL CONTRACT PROCESS”

Lynne Levin Kaufman Presents at Gaming Conference in London

Lynne Levin Kaufman, partner, Cooper Levenson, was chosen to moderate a panel at ICE Totally Gaming, a World Regulatory Briefing in London, held February 3-5, 2015. Kaufman’s session, scheduled for Tuesday, February 3, at 4:20 p.m., will assess the first iGaming launches in New Jersey and Nevada and how they will impact future regulation in … Continue reading “Lynne Levin Kaufman Presents at Gaming Conference in London”

Numerous reasons, including illegal market, a factor in underperformance of NJ iGaming, but there are positive signs

Lynne Levin Kaufman writes: “At the time of my WrB USA White Paper, New Jersey was on the cusp of “Go Live” and the White Paper pondered issues such as the practicability of compacting among states, each with its own regulatory body, laws, regulations and approaches regarding topics such as suitability, equipment standards, and taxation. … Continue reading “Numerous reasons, including illegal market, a factor in underperformance of NJ iGaming, but there are positive signs”

Lynne Levin Kaufman: An iGaming Progress Report

As you all are aware, the U.S. Internet gaming (“iGaming”) debate is no longer a hypothetical one, nor is the question of whether a federal bill will pass before state-by-state regulation occurs. While the latest attempts to pass a federal iGaming bill failed, and although several federal iGaming bills have been proposed since then, gamblers … Continue reading “Lynne Levin Kaufman: An iGaming Progress Report”

An iGaming Progress Report

As you all are aware, the U.S. Internet gaming (“iGaming”) debate is no longer a hypothetical one, nor is the question of whether a federal bill will pass before state-by-state regulation occurs While the latest attempts to pass a federal iGaming bill failed,and although several federal iGaming bills have been proposed since then, gamblers in … Continue reading “An iGaming Progress Report”

On Bill Eadington and serious discussions

Date: 04/10/2013 Publication: Casino Journal Magazine CooperLevenson Publication: Casino Journal Magazine Summary: Bill Eadington, longtime director for the study of gambling and commercial gaming at the University of Nevada Reno passed away in February 2013. He was a pioneer in the field. Article: Casino Journal April 13.pdf

Tides of Change Poised to Sweep New Jersey’s Gaming Scene

In January the New Jersey Legislature passed and Governor Chris Christie signed legislation to authorize for the first time legalized sports betting in New Jersey, following the passage of a public referendum allowing for same in November of 2011. The implementation of sports betting remains stalled until a ban at the federal level is removed … Continue reading “Tides of Change Poised to Sweep New Jersey’s Gaming Scene”