Nevada Opens to Video-Game Style Gambling
As casino gambling and poker do not seem to meet the demand of the younger generations, land-based casinos in Nevada have decided to look for new ways to keep their visitors entertained.
That is why on Friday, May 8, a Nevada Assembly committee voted in favour of a plan that is set to allow video-game style gambling.
As reported by Cy Ryan from the Las Vegas Sun, the approval from the committee made the Senate Bill 9 “only one step away from final passage in the Nevada Legislature.”
If approved, the bill - which is supported by the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers and the state Gaming Control Board - will allow the state Gaming Commission to legislate autonomously about the games that could be placed inside the land-based gambling halls in Nevada.
Operators believe that through the introduction of video-game style gambling they could boost the revenues coming from slot machine play, which rose by 0.6 percent in 2014 compared to 2013.