Caesar's Executive Wants Federal Legislation For Internet Gambling

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A senior executive for Caesars Entertainment expressed that her company strongly supports federal online gambling legalization, stating that an unregulated market makes players vulnerable.

Speaking to a group at GIGSE this week Jan Jones, the Senior Vice President of Communications and Government Relations at Caesars Entertainment said: "The DoJ ruling leaves the market wide open and it is unclear how offshore operators should be operating in this space. If you care about clarity and protection, then having everyone run in their own direction doesn't help at all.

"This business is moving online and if we want to appeal to a younger market and audience then we need to move with the times. The biggest failure is the failure of doing nothing."

For its part, Caesars has been an advocate of federal legislation for some time and has been working to establish partnerships with existing online gambling firms.