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Schuetz: US Sports Betting Regulators Can Either Heed Others’ Lessons, Or Step On Land Mines

Richard Schuetz

Brian Chappell observes that, in many ways, the betting operators and the government have highly aligned goals, which is problematic.

Schuetz: The ‘Ban Or Bankrupt’ Bookmaking Model Sinks Its Teeth Into The US

Richard Schuetz

In short, if you are a good bettor, you will be banned; if you are a bad bettor or suffer from a gambling addiction, the betting operators will work to bankrupt you through a variety of ploys and inducements.

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Schuetz: The Nevada Gaming Control Board’s Job Is To Call Balls And Strikes, Not To Pick Winners

Richard Schuetz

PropSwap was not allowed to enter the Nevada market for reasons I still do not understand, by an organization past its "gold standard" days.

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Schuetz: Shamelessness Reigns This Week With Louisiana Politics, Operator Snubs

Richard Schuetz

Sen. Pressly’s possible logic: Since the state is so screwed up, what the politicians should focus on is suckling the gaming industry’s teat.

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Schuetz: Operators’ Snub Of Massachusetts Commission Shows A Total Lack Of Respect

Richard Schuetz

The way that the ten firms stiffed the MGC was the absolute ultimate statement of arrogance and ignorance.

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Schuetz: Data Is King, And Other Free Advice For The Massachusetts Roundtable On Wagering Limits

Richard Schuetz

"It seems that we are gravitating toward a model in the U.S. that is less of a sports betting model and more of a sucker-punching model."

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Schuetz: The Nevada Gaming Control Board Has Officially Lost Its Way

Richard Schuetz

The type of turnover seen at the top of the NGCB is a recipe for disaster, and it is a guaranteed way to materially degrade the organization's effectiveness.

Schuetz: Okay, I Am Officially Old School

Richard Schuetz

What was nice about Siegfried and Roy's incredible professionalism was that it allowed us to operate a casino.

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The History Of The Great Arcade Gaming Era

Richard Schuetz

It was late April 2024, and the gaming press was abuzz with the notification that Dave & Buster's was embracing something similar to betting at its arcades. 

Schuetz: Monopolies Are Bad Economic Actors, And Unfortunately, Gaming Regulatory Agencies Are Monopolies

Richard Schuetz

Gaming regulatory agencies are monopolies, and as such, they feature high prices, are slow to innovate, and offer bad customer service.

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