In the meantime, live dealer has launched in the state, and it will be interesting to see how that impacts operator revenues.
On the national level, we may or may not get a decision in the Wire Act case. This was expected to come just after the election, but the death of one of the three judges hearing the case complicates matters.
Finally, on the business front, William Hill is preparing for its acquisition by Caesars, new SPACs are looking to take yet more gaming companies public, and Las Vegas Sands may be getting out of the US casino business.
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