New Jersey gaming regulators have released temporary regulations governing skill-based gaming products on casino floors.
On Tuesday, the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released its guidelines for skill-based games in Atlantic City casinos, making good on a promise it made to game developers and casino operators in October 2014.
The temporary regulations (viewable here) are modeled on guidelines adopted last year by Nevada regulators. This sincerest form of flattery is meant to ensure that a skill-based product approved in one state won’t have to undergo vetting delays in the other state.
The DGE has offered a further carrot for developers via its New Jersey First provision, which allows companies to fast-track the approval process if they submit their product to New Jersey prior to or simultaneously with any other jurisdiction or testing lab. Under this program, companies could have their product on casino floors within 14 days of submission.