Adelson Likely To Resist Internet Gambling Carve-Outs

Las Vegas Sands chairman Sheldon Adelson is unlikely to accept exemptions for state lotteries and tribes in a bill to prohibit Internet gambling, according to his top lobbyist Andy Abboud.

“Very specifically, I don’t think that there’s any appetite to have any carve-outs for anyone that assumed a risk, meaning anyone who chose to go into this [Internet] space based on their simple interpretation of the Wire Act,” Abboud told GamblingCompliance in an interview Wednesday.

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