The 2012 lame duck session has come and gone, and with it went what many considered to be the best chance for federal regulation of online poker in the United States.
While federal legislation is not entirely off the table, it’s the states that seem a lock to drive the action in the near-term:
And so the list continues.
Jennifer Webb, Regulatory and Legislative Manager, Americas for GamblingCompliance, recently gave a compelling presentation at the 2013 NCLGS that provided both the broad strokes and some important context regarding the march by U.S. states toward regulated online gambling.
As the following slide from Webb’s presentation illustrates, the U.S. may be marching as a whole toward online gambling regulation, but the path of each individual state can vary wildly:
Jennifer was kind enough to provide us with a copy of the complete presentation, which you can view as a full-sized PDF here. Or check out the smaller embedded version of her presentation below.