Nevada Bill Bets on Gambling in Hotel Rooms

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Mobile gambling could be in the cards in Nevada if a new bill wins out in the legislature, meaning casino goers might soon be able to take games back to their hotel rooms.

The bill would allow guests to use mobile devices issued by hotel/casinos to gamble "in any area of the establishment," including their rooms. Currently, gambling is only allowed in supervised public areas.

Patrons would be asked to re-enter their PIN numbers at regular intervals to ward off underage use of the mobile devices.

Proponents describe the bill as an evolution that bridges traditional card games on a casino floor and Internet gambling.

The bill is sponsored by nearly a third of the Assembly, who argue mobile gambling is a natural fit for gamblers who like the mobility of smartphones and who are looking to move beyond casino and Internet gambling.

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