The Washington State Gambling Commission licenses and regulates all forms of gambling in the state, except lottery betting. The Gambling Commission has authority to set the rules and policies of gaming, such as the Esports industry.
Online gambling fits under the same guidelines. The Washington State Gambling Commission works with 35 tribal casinos throughout the state, while many casino cruise ships are based in Washington ports.
The Ilani Casino Resort, located only 25 miles from Portland, Oregon, is the latest Native American casino to open in Washington state.