Internet Gambling & Fantasy Sports

In a long-awaited reversal of direction, the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) released a Memorandum Opinion written earlier this year finding that the Wire Act no longer prohibited forms of gambling other than...

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On May 23, 2011 Bradley Franzen changed his plea from not guilty to guilty in the Southern District of New York.  Franzen pled guilty to charges outlined in a superseding information filed against him the...

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In October 2010, the Seventh Circuit certified three questions to the Indiana Supreme Court in a case brought against the NCAA by individuals claiming that the NCAA’s former distribution method of certain sporting event tickets...

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DOJ Indicts Operators of Online Poker Sites

April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Friday April 15th, federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York unsealed an indictment charging eleven individuals affiliated with three of the world’s most popular online poker websites (Poker Stars, Full Tilt Poker,...

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Staffers for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have been circulating new legislation that would amend the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and provide for licensing of internet...

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Last week, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed course in a case alleging that the NCAA’s former distribution method of certain sporting event tickets was an illegal lottery.  George, et al. v. NCAA, No....

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