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 Patrick Sullivan | Sep 4, 2019
Controversy over certain video game features – “microtransactions,” “pay to win” and “loot boxes” – has heated up over the past few months. Because these popular features involve real money and an element of chance, some critics...Read More
by Michael Lipton | Aug 28, 2019
On July 10, 2019, the Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (the “Amending Regulations”) were formally released in the Canada Gazette. The formal...Read More
by Jennifer Gaynor | Jul 24, 2019
Now that the 2019 Nevada legislative session has come and gone we get a chance to reflect on the changes made to gaming law in Nevada. This article updates the mid-session review we posted in March 2019. Changes to the Nevada...Read More
by Brenda Roubidoux Taylor | May 29, 2019
Sometimes obscured within the purchase agreement for a casino are liabilities amounting to several hundred thousand dollars, depending on the deal. The liabilities arise from progressive slot machines, progressive table games,...Read More
Gaming Advertising Fines and Bans: How Might Recent Increases in Restrictions on Gaming Advertisements Across the Globe Impact Gaming Advertising in North America?
by Jennifer Gaynor | May 22, 2019
Recent months have seen a noticeable uptick in news about gaming advertising bans and restrictions across the globe. A few examples: In the K., a “whistle-to-whistle” advertising ban is set to be introduced at the start of the...Read More
by Jennifer Gaynor | Mar 26, 2019
It has been a rollercoaster of a year for Nevada gaming regulators, with multiple changes at the Nevada Gaming Control Board (“Board”) and Nevada Gaming Commission (“Commission”), including the appointment of a new Chair of the...Read More