Nevada has approved a bill to allow gaming equipment manufacturers to add a skill-based, arcade-style element to slot machines in the US state.
Proposed by the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM), Senate Bill 9 had already received approval from both legislative houses in the state and has how been passed on to be signed by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the bill will now enable manufacturers to create slot machines that have an element of skill and other features.
The Nevada Gaming Commission will draft regulation to allow the development of technology into the games.
Meanwhile, in Alabama, the state’s Senate Marketing and Tourism Committee has approved a new bill that could potentially lead to the legalisation of lottery and casino gambling in the state.
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