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Greenberg Traurig’s Erica Okerberg Featured in Global Gaming Business Magazine’s “40 Under 40”

Erica Okerberg, an associate in the Las Vegas office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, is featured in Global Gaming Business (GGB) Magazine as one of its “40 Under 40.” To access the full article, please click here: “Hitting the Ground Running” (Global Gaming Business Magazine, June 2017)  … Continue Reading

Nevada Gaming Commission Provides More Flexibility in Considering Gaming Applicants

The Nevada Gaming Control Act (Act) requires an applicant for a gaming license or other approval to appear first before the Nevada Gaming Control Board (Board) on the application. The applicant has the burden of proof and must affirmatively seek the Board’s support and its recommendation to the Nevada Gaming Commission (Commission). The Board can … Continue Reading

Nevada Redefines a Gaming Device Manufacturer

Assembly Bill 75 was signed into law on May 23, 2017, by Nevada Governor Sandoval. As previously reported, Assembly Bill 75 would amend what is considered “manufactur[ing]” under the Nevada Gaming Control Act. The proposed amendment would narrow the scope of developers involved in the gaming device manufacturing process that would need to be licensed … Continue Reading

Update on Pending Nevada Legislation to Redefine a Gaming Device Manufacturer

As previously reported, Assembly Bill 75 would amend what is considered “manufactur[ing]” under the Nevada Gaming Control Act. The proposed amendment would narrow the scope of developers involved in the gaming device manufacturing process that would need to be licensed by the Nevada Gaming Commission as “manufacturers.” Assembly Bill 75 has passed the Nevada Assembly … Continue Reading

The Nevada Gaming Control Board Recommences Testing Gaming Technology

In 2013, the Nevada Legislature authorized independent test labs (ITL) registered with the Nevada Gaming Commission to test gambling games and gaming technology that would be used in Nevada for compliance with the Nevada regulatory requirements. Effective April 1, 2017, manufacturers may request either the Nevada Gaming Control Board (Board) Technology Division or a registered … Continue Reading

Proposed Nevada Legislation to Redefine a Gaming Device Manufacturer

On April 3, 2017, the Nevada Assembly Judiciary Committee passed Assembly Bill 75 (2017), which would, among other amendments, amend the current definition of who is a “manufacturer” of a gaming device, cashless wagering system, mobile gaming system, or interactive gaming system for use or play in Nevada. Currently, as defined, an entity that manufactures … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Erica Okerberg Receives “40 Under 40 Award”

Erica Okerberg, an associate in the Las Vegas office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been chosen by Global Gaming Business (GGB) Magazine’s advisory board as one of their “40 Under 40.” The entire list of 40 Under 40 honorees will be published in the November issue of GGB Magazine. Honorees were recognized … Continue Reading

Nevada Gaming Regulators Begin Overseeing Las Vegas Nightclubs and Dayclubs

The nightclub and dayclub industry has become big business for casinos along the Las Vegas Strip. State gaming regulators are now requiring resort operators to take a more stringent approach in monitoring activity inside club venues. These new regulations came out of the 2015 Nevada Legislative session and were approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission. … Continue Reading
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