Responsible Gaming Advocates Hope Lawmakers Pass Legislation To Help Consumers

In a year where the federal ban on sports betting has been overturned and there has been substantial growth in online gaming in New Jersey, responsible gaming advocates say now, more than ever, the industry needs to educate the public on best practices to prevent cumbersome legislation from being approved.

“There is a perception about this industry that is very negative,” Sara Slane, senior vice president of public affairs for the American Gaming Association (AGA), said during an event in Las Vegas to kick off Responsible Gaming Education Week.

“With that comes overburdensome regulation and laws with no factual backing,” Slane said during the event on Tuesday hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' (UNLV) International Gaming Institute.

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