Online Gambling Five Years After UIGEA

David O. Stewart, Ropes & Gray LLP

White Paper | 05.01.2011

Examines the state of the online gambling market worldwide and principle public policy concerns surrounding online gambling: ensuring integrity of the games, respecting territorial limits, excluding underage gamblers and implementing responsible gaming programs. Outlines recent U.S. legalization proposals and concludes that Congress has a unique opportunity to build a comprehensive policy and regulatory structure for licensing online poker while protecting consumers and excluding offshore operators.