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Gaming Growth Good Bet
New gaming jurisdictions are emerging around the world, from
Florida’s racinos to the United Kingdom’s cyberspace domain.
But what seems to be the universal characteristic of all of the new
players is that it takes longer to bring them on line than most people
anticipate because of legislative, judicial and regulatory issues that
spring up while the details are worked out.
A panel on the concluding day of the Global Gaming Expo at the Las
Vegas Convention Center on Thursday noted that gaming will be a part of
the landscape or expand substantially across Florida, in various
locations in Great Britain, in Costa Rica, Chile, Panama, Mexico,
Cambodia and Vietnam.
One panelist even predicted that online gaming — banned in the
United States — would spread across Europe until it becomes inevitable
that American lawmakers have to approve it to keep up competitively.
Panelist David Schollenberger, head of the gaming team at the Manches
LLP law firm in London, said he doesn’t expect online casino operations
to try to stop American customers from gambling on British casino web
The United Kingdom approved online gaming as part of its Gaming Act
of 2005 approved earlier this year.
The new British law was a disappointment to many industry watchers
because it only allowed the addition of eight small casinos and one
regional property to some 200 already in operation.
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