Following his stunning election victory, Donald Trump has become the first former casino owner to assume the office of President of the United States.
Although gambling is typically regulated on a state-by-state basis, the new administration is still likely to have an impact in shaping the U.S. gaming sector over the next four years.
Already, Trump’s pick for U.S. Attorney General has suggested he will reconsider the landmark Department of Justice legal opinion that cleared states to regulate most forms of online gambling. The Trump administration’s Department of Interior, meanwhile, will establish policies on tribal land acquisitions and various other areas of consequence to Indian gaming.
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