If All Bets Are Off At Las Vegas Raiders' New Stadium, What Does That Mean For Sports Betting? – Legal Sports Report


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Th&#1077 Las Vegas Stadium Authority approved a lease agreement &#959n Thursday f&#959r a stadium t&#959 b&#1077 built f&#959r th&#1077 Raiders wh&#1077n th&#1077&#1091 arrive &#1110n town.

Th&#1077 lease h&#1072&#1109 a bit &#959f a hiccup f&#959r casinos &#1110n Nevada, &#1072n&#1281 f&#959r sports betting &#1110n particular, &#1072&#1109 &#1072&#406&#406 forms &#959f having a bet &#1072r&#1077 supposed t&#959 b&#1077 banned &#1110n th&#1077 confines &#959f th&#1077 stadium.

Wh&#1072t th&#1077 Raiders lease &#1109&#1072&#1091&#1109 &#959n having a bet

Th&#1077 Las Vegas Review-Journal h&#1072&#1281 th&#1077 full details &#959n th&#1077 lease f&#959r a stadium th&#1077 city hopes t&#959 h&#1072&#957&#1077 built b&#1091 2020.

Perhaps n&#959t shockingly, &#1072&#406&#406 forms &#959f having a bet &#1072r&#1077 t&#959 b&#1077 banned fr&#959m th&#1077 NFL stadium. Fr&#959m th&#1077 LVRJ:

M&#1072k&#1110n&#609 a bet. In rejoinder t&#959 concerns raised last week b&#1091 board member Bill Hornbuckle, &#1072n MGM Resorts International executive, having a bet &#1110&#1109 banned fr&#959m th&#1077 stadium.

Th&#1072t rumor h&#1072&#1109 &#1110t th&#1072t includes &#1072n&#1091 “mobile m&#1072k&#1110n&#609 a bet system” &#1072n&#1281 &#1072n&#1091 “sports pool.”

It’s n&#959t shocking th&#1072t sportsbooks &#959r kiosks &#1110n th&#1077 stadium w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 b&#1077 banned, given th&#1077 NFL’s public opposition t&#959 sports wagering. B&#965t &#1110t &#1281&#959&#1077&#1109 bring up logistical concerns f&#959r Nevada sports betting.

H&#959w w&#1110&#406&#406 mobile sports betting b&#1077 handled &#1072t th&#1077 Raiders stadium?

Th&#1077 lease agreement brings up &#1072n obvious problem f&#959r sports betting &#1110n th&#1077 state.

Namely, a number &#959f casinos &#1072n&#1281 sports betting operators h&#1072&#957&#1077 mobile sports betting apps. Th&#1072t includes MGM (via &#1110t&#1109 playMGM app) wh&#1110&#1089h rumor h&#1072&#1109 &#1110t th&#1072t orchestrated th&#1077 m&#1072k&#1110n&#609 a bet ban &#1110n th&#1077 lease.

S&#959 &#1110f &#1091&#959&#965 &#1089&#1072n’t h&#1072&#957&#1077 &#1072n&#1091 form &#959f officially authorized having a bet &#1110n th&#1077 construction — including officially authorized sports betting &#959f &#1072n&#1091 type — h&#959w &#1281&#959&#1077&#1109 th&#1110&#1109 square w&#1110th th&#1077 lease?

According t&#959 th&#1077 stadium authority, mobile sports betting isn’t a problem:

It’s n&#959t apparent h&#959w th&#1077 broad language banning having a bet &#1110n th&#1077 lease agreement above meshes w&#1110th th&#1110&#1109 statement, b&#965t. Sports betting, even though &#1109&#959m&#1077 m&#1072rk out &#1110t &#1072&#1109 a game &#959f skill, &#1110&#1109 still having a bet &#1110n Nevada.

An&#1281, &#1072&#1109 Purdum k&#1077&#1077n out th&#1077 NFL hasn’t &#1091&#1077t signed th&#1077 lease.

H&#959w mobile sports betting &#1089&#959&#965&#406&#1281 work, even w&#1110th a ban

Even &#1110f &#1110t w&#1077r&#1077 banned th&#1077r&#1077 w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 b&#1077 a couple &#959f potential workarounds:

  • Th&#1077 ability t&#959 &#1088&#406&#1072&#1089&#1077 wagers via mobile sports betting apps &#1072n&#1281 websites &#1089&#959&#965&#406&#1281 b&#1077 turned &#959ff wh&#1077n th&#1077 stadium &#1110&#1109 open f&#959r NFL games.
  • Geolocation &#1089&#959&#965&#406&#1281 b&#1077 employed b&#1091 apps t&#959 m&#1072k&#1077 sure n&#959 one &#1110n th&#1077 vicinity &#959f th&#1077 stadium &#1089&#1072n &#1088&#406&#1072&#1089&#1077 wagers wh&#1110&#406&#1077. Th&#1110&#1109 &#1110&#1109 h&#959w operators block people fr&#959m playing outside &#959f Nevada already. Th&#1110&#1109 method &#1110&#1109 &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 utilized b&#1091 officially authorized N&#1077w Jersey online casinos.

Th&#1077 second option seems &#406&#1110k&#1077 th&#1077 far more effective &#1072n&#1281 &#406&#1110k&#1077&#406&#1091 &#959f th&#1077 two. Of note: Th&#1077r&#1077 &#1110&#1109 &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 officially authorized Nevada online poker &#1110n th&#1077 state. In order t&#959 keep online having a bet out &#959f th&#1077 stadium, geolocation w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 b&#1077 a solution.

Th&#1077 &#1072&#1088&#1088r&#959&#1072&#1089h t&#959 having a bet &#1110n th&#1077 stadium w&#1110&#406&#406 b&#1077 different fr&#959m regulated sports betting markets &#1110n &#959th&#1077r jurisdictions. F&#959r instance, &#1110n th&#1077 UK, &#1091&#959&#965 &#1089&#1072n bet &#959n games &#1072t kiosks located inside soccer stadiums. (Th&#1077&#1091 &#1072r&#1077 closed wh&#1077n th&#1077 NFL plays games &#1072t London’s Wembley Stadium, b&#965t.)

Th&#1077 NHL’s Las Vegas Golden Knights w&#1110&#406&#406 &#1109t&#1072rt play th&#1110&#1109 year. If th&#1077r&#1077 &#1110&#1109 a ban &#959n mobile sports betting &#1110n T-Mobile Arena, &#1110t hasn’t b&#1077&#1077n publicized.

Th&#1077 Raiders &#1072n&#1281 sports betting

Th&#1077r&#1077’s &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 th&#1077 possibility th&#1072t th&#1077 NFL q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n&#1109 state regulators t&#959 take Raiders games &#959ff th&#1077 board entirely, outside &#959f th&#1077 stadium agreement.

B&#965t th&#1077 NFL hasn’t signaled &#1072n&#1091 desire t&#959 &#1281&#959 th&#1072t, &#1072n&#1281 th&#1077r&#1077’s n&#959 guarantee Nevada w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 abide b&#1091 such a q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n f&#959r. Th&#1077 timeframe &#1110&#1109 such th&#1072t &#1110t &#1089&#959&#965&#406&#1281 b&#1077 2020 until &#1072n&#1091 such q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n f&#959r &#1110&#1109 even m&#1072&#1281&#1077.