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Great blog post, 'Slim!
However, I am as perplexed as you are. I am confused by all these regulations, and I have no idea why they are "talking the talk" and that is about it!
The one thing I noted is when Bodog changed their name to Bovada for American players. I haven't really experienced any tightening up, only know that I am restricted from many casinos where I believe it would be fun to play.
I wish there was more consistency with deposit and withdrawal options for U.S. players, as these options are so varied among U.S. casinos, and I am certain that is due to our strict regulations.
Unfortunately, I don't see anything changing soon. I believe it will be further in the future than we all currently believe, but that is JMHO. 😢
Things are happening slowly. For example companies like William Hill are applying for licenses to operate in Nevada. You might see the same start to happen if New Jersey passes their legislation.
The real problem is the payment processing. Seeing as online gambling is not illegal, then I don't see why the UIGEA which forbids transactions related to "illegal internet gambling" is relevant any more. But the credit card companies and payment processors aren't budging from the status quo. It seems odd to me, like they are still afraid of being prosecuted for some reason. No doubt their lawyers know better than me though.
The other thing that interests me is what happens to all these smaller and independent casinos if and when the states or even Federal government starts regulation. My hunch is they will still all be SOL. The licenses will go to the big established companies and the little ones will continue to operate outside the boundaries of regulation, and the rogues will still be rogue. It will be interesting to see whether they can hold on to their customer base or will players leave en masse to play at Caesars or WMS for example.
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