Nevada Taverns or Slots Parlors: The Gaming War of the Roses

Nevada Taverns or Slots Parlors: The Gaming War of the Roses

Nevada Gaming Commissioner John Moran Jr. questions legal counsel during a commission conference

The complete point of gaming regulation is to supply a solid, dependable and framework that is clear which those in the video gaming industry can run. Therefore Nevada Gaming Commission members were none too pleased when regulations they put in place only two years ago, in 2011, regarding just how slots can operate in Nevada’s tavern environment, had been back in front of them at a present meeting.

Regulation 3.015 had been back home to roost, and laying some eggs.

Unhappy to Revisit Rules and Regs

Gaming Commission Chairman Pete Bernhard allow it be known he was none too happy to see the regulatory issue back in front of the commission.

‘ We don’t want to see the principles changed every two years. One of this worst things regulators can do is offer uncertainty. I thought we resolved this problem in 2011,’ Bernhard reiterated.

Creating the revisitation were two different sets of laws from two different regulatory bodies, each overlapping one other and creating a murky set of rules for tavern owners to abide by.

In the one hand, Regulation 3.015 ( sounds like a James Bond code that is operative) was created by the Commission to make slot parlors illegal; the type exemplified by the plethora of Dottie’s chains found throughout the Las Vegas valley. Rival business operators, because well while the Nevada Resort Association a lobbying group that pushes for its casino clients came ultimately back saying that Dottie’s and their ilk were not actually ‘taverns,’ but small video slot parlors that offered a smattering of treats and a minimal bar simply so they could pass muster with regulators. Continue reading “Nevada Taverns or Slots Parlors: The Gaming War of the Roses”