Gaming Lawyer Greg Gemignani Comments on Internet Gambling Bill in the Las Vegas Review-Journal

May 29, 2015
Last week, Gaming Attorney Greg Gemignani spoke to the Las Vegas Review-Journal about a bill in the U.S. Congress that would ban Internet gambling and its impact on Nevada’s booming mobile sports wagering business. His comments appeared in the article, “Analysis: ‘Net gambling bill accidentally criminalizes some Nevada sports bets” (May 20, 2015).

Mr. Gemignani, a member in the firm’s Las Vegas office and who specializes in Internet gambling law, researched the bill last year and found several issues that could backfire on some of the operators in Nevada.

In addition to banning mobile sports wagers, the bill would also make illegal off-site Internet servers using a virtual private network that many older casinos employ to operate their slot machines’ server-based gaming systems. “By making licensed and regulated online gaming illegal, the bill is counterproductive,” says Mr. Gemignani.

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