Will the Land-based Shutdown Encourage More Markets to Legalize Remote Betting?

October 29, 2020
American Gambling Association

Since online betting was legalized in North America several years ago, only a handful of jurisdictions took advantage of the opportunity to legalize iGaming. But, in the wake of the land-based casino shutdowns and reduced capacities, much speculation exists about whether the growth in online gaming revenue will encourage more states to legalize iGaming. Featuring regulatory and operational experts, this session will explore whether the increase in online betting will be sustainable as well as the challenges that arose as online operators experienced a rapid increase in play. We’ll give an update on what markets are now considering online gaming, what legislative and other hurdles they might face, as well as the potential growth of online gaming.