More on Gaming

Dec 6, 2018 In The News
This draft bill raises serious questions about the treatment of states like Nevada that already successfully regulate sports betting.
Dec 5, 2018 In The News
The Supreme Court’s decision overturning PASPA was not an invitation for the federal government to repress states that have led the way.
Sep 28, 2018 In The News
Precedent for federal policy toward gambling has been to assist states in the enforcement of their own laws, prohibiting gaming activities only where it is illegal under state law, rather than preempt state law.
Sep 28, 2018 In The News
I welcome members to come to Nevada to see how a system successfully regulated by a state operates.
Sep 28, 2018 In The News
Nevada gaming companies, which have been running sports book operations since 1949, stand to gain from new business opportunities as more states decide to allow sports betting.
Sep 27, 2018 Press Release
September 27, 2018
I look forward to working with my colleagues to ensure that facts, not anti-gambling fear-mongering talking points, are driving this conversation.
Sep 27, 2018 In The News
“A heavy-handed federal framework could repress innovation and competition, sending more people back to the illegal market,” Titus and MacArthur wrote.
Sep 27, 2018 In The News
As members from states that have already legalized, regulated, and opened the doors to sports betting, we have seen success of regulation at the state level and feel proposals for a federal framework should be approached with caution.
Sep 26, 2018 In The News

A pair of members of Congress from states with legal sports betting have a message for a House subcommittee examining the subject on Thursday: Proceed with caution.

Congresswoman Dina Titus (Nevada) and Congressman Tom MacArthur (New Jersey) penned a letter to the leaders of the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigation. That subcommittee is hosting a hearing called  “Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America.”

More on the hearing here.

Sep 26, 2018 In The News

Nevada Representative Dina Titus (NV-1) has been on record many times reiterating her distaste for a federal framework for sports betting. After all, the state of Nevada has had legal casino-style gaming, including sports betting, since 1949. With nearly 70 years of experience under its belt, Nevada doesn’t need any (or want) any input from, well, novices. As the old saying goes, if ain’t broke, don’t fix it.