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Regulators in Nevada have initiated steps to improve the performance of sports betting in the region.

First, Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has granted William Hill to launch seven new sportsbooks in the state. The move has been also ratified by the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC).

The company will be allowed to open shop in Las Vegas, Laughlin, North Las Vegas, Reno and close to California state borders as well.

Furthermore, the NGC amended sports betting rules to allow out-of-state wagering, should it be legalised in the future (as it’s currently illegal). During a meeting focused on updating current regulations, the commission also approved an amendment to allow casinos to accept just the last four digits of social security numbers, instead of the full number.

The commission also cleared what “amateur sport or athletic” events, “virtual events” (to include eSports) and “other events” are, all of which need NGCB chair’s approval.

 

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Niji Narayan has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. He reports gaming industry headlines from all around the globe.