Full course description
What you'll learn:
The recent United States Supreme Court case, Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, allowed states to legalize sports betting. Sports betting is expected to be a billion dollar industry and big business for media and data companies. What does this mean for the State of Arizona and the future of gaming? How does this affect Arizona’s Indian gaming compacts? Learn what industry leaders are considering in the light of this new law. This program will be of interest to anyone interested in sports and the gaming laws in Arizona.
Steve Hat will give an overview of the history of sports betting in the United States, an explanation of the tribal gaming compacts in Arizona, and a discussion of the new US Supreme Court case and what this case means for gaming in Arizona.
Richard Wells will review the demographics of sports bettors, as well as potential economic and financial estimates that might be possible if sports betting is legalized in Arizona.
Les Stanley will look at the development of regulation that prevents infiltration from organized crime, cheats, scams, illegal and underage wagering. This includes a review of existing regulations, various developments in the gaming industry, and what may need to be drafted/implemented on policy, which may include information technology.
Who is this course designed for:
Lawyers, gamblers, sports lovers, students, community members.
What you'll receive:
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 3 hour(s) toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
Meet the instructors
Stephen Hart, Partner - Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Richard Wells, Founder and President - Wells Gaming Research