The State of Nevada has long been the pioneer when it comes to gambling legislation. Gambling laws in Nevada include:
- The first state to legalize gambling in reaction to the Great Depression in 1931 with the ‘Wide Open Gaming Bill’.
- The first state to have legislated on the legality of sports betting.
- The first state to regulate on video poker and online casinos and;
- The first state to sign an inter-state liquidity sharing agreement.