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Chris Sieroty

Washington, DC
Producer, KNPR Las Vegas

U.S. Editor with GamblingCompliance in Washington, D.C. Opinions are my own.

Tips for choosing the right bank for your small business — Choosing a bank or even making a decision to leave your financial institution involves more than deciding where to open a new account. Bankers and analysts interviewed by the Las Vegas Business Press say before making that decision you need to understand what services you require and how much they cost.

PaymentsCompliance: Data Protection In A ‘Post-Dwolla’ World: Industry Told To Up Standards | Chris Sieroty on — 20TH SEP 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. financial institutions that are well prepared for a cyber-attack could save millions of dollars if a breach occurs, legal experts have said, in an increasingly hostile regulatory environment. Courtney Stout, an attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine law firm, told last week's Emerging Payment...

PaymentsCompliance: U.S. Money Transmission: Stitching Together The Patchwork Of State Regulations | Chris Sieroty on — 16TH SEP 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN WASHINGTON, D.C. Three years ago, Illinois told eight start-up financial companies to stop doing business in the state, arguing the companies were engaged in money transmission and so required a license. Today, Square, a payments company with a card-reader that plugs into a tablet or smart...

GamblingCompliance: Nevada’s USFantasy Eyes Pennsylvania For Potential Expansion | Chris Sieroty on — 7TH SEP 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY Nevada's first licensed fantasy sports operator will launch its contests at about a dozen casinos on Thursday just in time for the start of a new NFL season, before expanding into a total of 49 casinos by week three, the company confirmed Tuesday.

Las Vegas ranked in top 20 of secondary CRE markets — Watch out Los Angeles and San Francisco. Both may be top-tier real estate markets, but other cities, including Las Vegas and Henderson, are attracting investors looking to capitalize on secondary markets whose economies were slower to rebound from the recession.

Nevada banks’ asset quality shows improvement — The asset quality for Nevada's locally chartered banks continued to improve in the first quarter of 2016, according to data released by a federal agency. As of March 30, 0.78 percent of the banks' loans were past due or in nonaccrual status, compared with 1.50 percent in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

PaymentsCompliance: California’s Digital Currency Bill Shelved Until 2017 | Chris Sieroty on — 18TH AUG 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY California's legislature has shelved proposals to introduce new regulations for virtual currency businesses, the bill's author told PaymentsCompliance in a statement. Reintroduced earlier this month, Assembly Bill 1326, or the California Bitcoin license bill, has been referred back to the Senate's Rules Committee and the Assembly's Committee...

GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: Nevada’s USFantasy Could Become A DFS Model — 8TH AUG 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY USFantasy Sports will begin providing daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests to approximately 60 locations throughout Nevada later this month, but the company's founder expects his business to quickly expand beyond the state's borders. The launch of the Las Vegas-based DFS company, whose games are based on a...

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Gambling Agenda In Australia — By Chris Sieroty Gambling remains one of the top issues for Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval as he prepares to enter his second week of a trade mission to Australia. Sandoval's trade mission also includes talks on mining and water technology, but gambling, and especially an online poker agreement, is being discussed among the trade delegation...

GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: Atlantic City Considers Room Tax; Trump Taj Mahal Issues Ultimatum — 15TH JUL 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY Atlantic City wants state lawmakers to allow it to charge visitors a $10 fee on hotel rooms to generate some extra money for the cash strapped city, this is as casino workers at Trump Taj Mahal face a Monday deadline to accept a contract offer.
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Sep 30, 2016

More photos from Luxury Las Vegas magazine party. Thanks Jeff Scheid and Jenny Scheid for a fun evening. It was... 

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