Gaming and gambling in the United States have undergone tremendous growth and transformation over the last decade, and the vast landscape of legal and regulatory hurdles is changing daily. Goodwin Procter's Gaming, Gambling & Sweepstakes practice has launched a new blog aimed at helping operating companies, entrepreneurs and investors stay on top of the complex and rapidly shifting legal and regulatory issues affecting gambling and gaming in the United States.

 

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Continues Evaluation and Asks to Hear More From Applicants

By Stephanie Aronzon Last week, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission announced that it was “rapidly approaching the completion of the Evaluation Process” for the Region A resort-casino license applications submitted by Wynn and Mohegan Sun.  The Commission’s results and findings were made public at a series of presentations and deliberations which…

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Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners LP Wins Chapter 11 Plan Approval

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Madeline Coleman approved a modified Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Plan for Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners, L.P (“Philadelphia Entertainment”) on Monday, July 28, 2014. Philadelphia Entertainment was formed solely to develop a Foxwoods casino project. In its Chapter 11 Bankruptcy schedules filed in April, Philadelphia Development listed between…

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