In a time when expediency is necessary to secure the future of a gaming company, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has made available certain options that expedite the examination and process of patent...
by Gaming & Hospitality Practice | Aug 14, 2018
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (the “Board”) has been delegated the responsibility of resolving disputes between casino customers and the casinos pursuant to the process for patron disputes outlined in NGC Regulation 7A. This...Read More
HOW TO BANISH THE BLACK MARKET AND ENSURE INTEGRITY: WHAT STATES LEGALIZING SPORTS BETTING FOR THE FIRST TIME CAN LEARN FROM NEVADA AND LEGALIZED CANNABIS STATES
by Gaming & Hospitality Practice | Aug 1, 2018
Integrity, integrity, integrity. The integrity of the game is a top concern of regulators and the college and professional sports leagues as legalized sports wagering expands across the United States. But what steps can...Read More
by Gaming & Hospitality Practice | Jun 6, 2018
As the “Me Too” movement sweeps the nation, the topic of sexual harassment in the workplace has been put in the spotlight. And with the highly publicized situation involving casino mogul Steve Wynn, that spotlight is being...Read More
by Gaming & Hospitality Practice | May 16, 2018
Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”) is unconstitutional commandeering, a number of states are rushing to pass laws to legalize and regulate sports betting within...Read More
How The Ninth Circuit Big Fish Casino Decision Could Impact Online Free Casino Offerings Across The U.S.
by Gaming & Hospitality Practice | Apr 25, 2018
Virtually every significant gaming operator in the United States has some form of “free to play” online casino offering. Because no purchase is necessary to play (no consideration) and no valuable prizes are offered (i.e., you...Read More