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States Still Best Equipped to Regulate Sports Betting, Officials Say

October 3, 2018, GamblingCompliance, by Matt Carey

Current and former Nevada regulators agree that establishing federal oversight of sports betting remains a difficult and unnecessary task for Congress, despite the eagerness to jump in that some House members displayed at a hearing last week.

“There’s this huge foundation of regulation that states have created that I don’t think the federal government could ever duplicate,” said A.G. Burnett, a partner at McDonald Carano law firm in Reno who served as chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) from 2012 through 2017.  To read entire article click here.

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