The Analyst

The Analyst

The Analyst is an experienced gaming industry executive who offers insight each week on events and issues affecting the industry. Contact The Analyst at Publisher@GamingToday.com

Beware of self-proclaimed sportsbook experts

Beware of self-proclaimed sportsbook experts

posted on May 15, 2018 by

The Analyst | Ever since the United States Supreme Court decided to hear New Jersey’s claims about being able to allow sports wagering within their borders, with optimism for a positive ruling, a number of states have passed or are considering laws to permit sport wagering.

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Blurry lines: Poker or slots? Sexual harassment?

Blurry lines: Poker or slots? Sexual harassment?

posted on May 08, 2018 by

The Analyst | Two vastly different topics caught my curiosity this past week, Blast Poker and the well intended efforts of the Nevada Gaming Control Board to try and come up with regulations related to sexual harassment.

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Who will be next Vegas innovator?

Who will be next Vegas innovator?

posted on May 01, 2018 by

The Analyst | Gaming has been reduced from the single largest revenue contributor in a Las Vegas gaming resort to one leg of the three-legged stool supported equally between the leg of hotel/resort revenue and the collective leg of revenue from retail activities of entertainment.

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Gaming regulators add more nonsense to pile of rules

Gaming regulators add more nonsense to pile of rules

posted on April 24, 2018 by

The Analyst | The Nevada Gaming Commission has approved additional changes to various regulations this past week, and while very well intended, ultimately just added to the existing pile of “gotcha” rules.

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Anxiously awaiting Supreme Court ruling on sports betting

Anxiously awaiting Supreme Court ruling on sports betting

posted on April 17, 2018 by

The Analyst | After New Jersey presented its case, ultimately regarding the constitutionality of the Federal ban on sports wagering, to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), most court watchers voiced optimism that SCOTUS would rule the ban unconstitutional.

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