Yesterday, February 28, the District of New Jersey, NCAA v. Christie, No. 12-cv-4947 (D.N.J. Feb. 28, 2013), upheld the Professional and Amateur Sporting Protection Act of 1992, 28 U.S.C. 3701, et seq. (“PASPA”) as constitutional in...

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Feds Enter Fray Over New Jersey Sports Betting

January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Justice Department last week filed a Notice of Intervention in NCAA v. Chris Christie — the New Jersey Sports Betting litigation —  to defend the constitutionality of the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection...

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New Jersey Close to Online Gambling (Again)

December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Well now everything dies baby that’s a fact But maybe everything that dies someday comes back Put your makeup on fix your hair up pretty And meet me tonight [online?] in Atlantic City – Bruce...

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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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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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