Game On: Navigating the Legal Landscape of Sports Wagering
Regulatory Oversight Podcast
In the latest episode of Regulatory Oversight, Gene Fishel and Mike Lafleur welcome Pat Moore and Jared Rinehimer from the Massachusetts Attorney General's (AG) Office to discuss online sports wagering. They cover the recently enacted Massachusetts Sports Wagering Act, the associated role of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, related rules addressing advertising and data privacy, and the overall concerns of the AG's office.
They also highlight the heightened risk of gambling addiction exacerbated by the ease of betting and the introduction of in-game bets. They explore how gaming platforms can utilize user data to reduce such harm.
Finally, the group discusses the enforcement of gaming laws, including newly opened avenues for consumer protection enforcement.