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The US: the last great frontier for regulation

Almost six months on from the US Supreme Court repealing PASPA, the future of sports betting expansion in America is far from certain. With states and the federal government vying to oversee this new world, will potentially the world’s largest regulated market thrive, or will restrictive legislation mean it struggles to survive?

Effective regulation is the bedrock of any efficient, expanding industry, moulding the standards to which it adheres and the pattern of its success or failure. Ineffective regulation holds industries back, forcing many businesses out and burying remaining markets under mountains of bureaucracy. This process takes decades, through the medium of legislative change and market evolution.…

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