The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of allowing states to make their own decisions regarding sports betting, including enabling physical sports books as well as digital and fantasy sports betting. This landmark legislation has the potential to create significant new opportunities for gaming institutions of all forms, and to meaningfully clear the way for online AND physical gaming institutions to create their own digital sports betting properties.
Visa recently shared its top global commerce trends for 2018. While the report largely reinforces what we already know about the rapid shift in commerce technology and consumer behavior, the need for a sense of urgency in Gaming Entertainment cannot be understated. Three trends in particular will have major implications for this industry over the next several years:
Just like infamous bank robber Willie Sutton, credit card crooks go where the money is, and they’ve already shown their hand when it comes to Gaming Entertainment. The frequency and sophistication of cyber-attacks and card skimming is increasing. At the same time, casinos are embracing new technologies for mobility, self-service and more to connect with and develop a more meaningful relationship with their guests. While the benefits are clear, casinos must do more to mitigate the risks to their guests, their brands, and – ultimately – their profitability.
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