December 2017 Media Coverage

Friday, December 15th 2017

December 2017

All Michigan wants for Christmas is Online gambling
Published by Carvin Ayre, December 13, 2017

Michigan legislators are making a late run at passing intrastate online gambling legislation but the odds are heavily stacked against this attempt making any headway this year.

As initially reported by GamblingCompliance scribe Chris Krafcik, the changes to Iden’s legislation include a new requirement that online gambling servers be located on casino property, presumably to address concerns that the Michigan state constitution requires casino gambling to take place “in the casino.”

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Christie's gambling fight heads to the Supreme Court
Published by The Hill, December 3, 2017

Outgoing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may finally get what he’s long fought for — legalized sports betting in the state.

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in Christie’s case challenging the constitutionality of a 1992 federal law that prohibits every state, except Nevada, from licensing or legalizing single-game sports gambling.

“Rather than clearing way for other states to move forward, the real impact would be that it would create a big loophole in PASPA and really invite Congress to step in and resolve it,” said James Kilsby, managing director of GamblingCompliance, an industry research service. 

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