The Esports Trade Association–a Chicago-based organization for business leaders across the competitive gaming industry–has launched the Regulated Videogames and Esports Committee, an internal advisory group intended to “create best-practice guidelines and technical standards” for competitors, regulators, and bettors to “have confidence in the safe operation of video game and esports wagering.”

The RVEC is composed of members from the esports and gambling industries, including:

  • Eric Weiss, vice president of Odds On Compliance and a 30-year veteran of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.
  • Anthony Gaud, CEO of G3 Esports and board member of the Greater Atlantic City Chamber.
  • Harry Jackson, partner at Fox Rothschild and law practitioner for casinos, internet gaming operators, and sports betting providers.

The committee–based largely in New Jersey where its founding members reside–will work across multiple disciplines such as integrity, regulatory framework, and technical solutions to “educate regulators, legislators, and other interested groups” and determine the best practices to grow esports betting nationwide, founder and chair of the newly-formed advisory group Anthony Gaud tells Sharpr. Read More from Sharpr.