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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.

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.

GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: Electronic Bingo Ruled Legal In Alabama’s Greene County — 27TH JUN 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY A circuit court judge in Alabama has ruled that Greene County's bingo amendment protects electronic bingo games played in local casinos, specifically Greenetrack, a ruling the state attorney general has said he will appeal to the Alabama Supreme Court.

GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: Academics Ponder Who Plays The Lottery In The U.S., And Why — 17TH JUN 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN LAS VEGAS State lotteries stand out in a crowded gaming industry for several reasons, but mostly it is because they are the most widespread form of gambling in the U.S., a panel of academics said during a major five-day conference held last week in Las Vegas....

FanDuel, DraftKings Out At Congressional Fantasy Sports Hearing — Advertising experts have raised concerns that the content of gambling ads specifically targets a young male demographic and normalises betting as part of Australia's 'mateship' culture. This places...

GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE: Boyd Gets $900m For Its Stake In Borgata — 1ST JUN 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY Less than a week after investor Eric Green declared he would "not put any money into Atlantic City" knowing that northern New Jersey could get casinos, MGM Resorts International is doubling down on its investment in the Borgata casino.

GAMBLINGCOMPLIANCE:Budget Boosting VGTs Expected To Expand In Illinois And Beyond — 31ST MAY 2016 | WRITTEN BY: CHRIS SIEROTY IN ATLANTIC CITY As gaming revenues level off or decline in many U.S. states, legislators are expected to consider the addition of retail gaming, that is a small number of slots or video gaming terminals (VGTs) in bars, restaurants and taverns, according to conference panelists.
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As many as 11 Las Vegas 51s players expected to join Mets in September  via @reviewjournal

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