Poker

On November 26, 2013, New Jersey residents and visitors will be able to play poker and an array of other casino games online.  As we’ve reported before, the New Jersey legislature  passed the New Jersey Internet...

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Poker Update – DiCristina Decision Reversed

August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today, the Second Circuit handed down its decision in United States v. DiCristina, No. 12-3720 (2d Cir. Aug. 6, 2013).  The Court reversed the District Court’s order setting aside Lawrence DiCristina’s conviction under the Illegal...

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In a breathtakingly comprehensive, 120 page decision, U.S. District Court Judge Jack Weinstein (E.D.N.Y.) today ruled that for purposes of federal law (the federal Illegal Gambling Business Act, 18 U.S.C. 1955), poker is a game...

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On Tuesday, the judge presiding over the unprecedented criminal poker case in the Southern District of New York denied, as he suggested he would (see here for coverage of the oral argument on the motion),...

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Yesterday pop magazine TMZ called our own Marc Zwillinger to comment on poker allegations against celebrities in Hollywood. Stars like Joe Francis and Tobey McGuire have run into trouble as a result of hosting and...

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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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