Internet Gambling & Fantasy Sports

The Supreme Court has opened the door for the expansion of legal sports gambling, striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), 28 U.S.C. § 3701, et seq., as unconstitutional. Passed in 1992, PASPA...

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The Ninth Circuit has held that a free-to-play virtual casino app offering in-app purchases of virtual chips for continued gameplay may constitute illegal gambling under Washington state law. Churchill Downs, the defendant, operates a free-to-download...

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Sergeant Know Your Customer

June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Another night, another fantasy draft. Sergeant Know Your Customer “SGT KYC” regulates the contest to make sure everything is fair and fun for all players. Art by Joe Jerome....

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The House Energy and Commerce Committee released draft text for the Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement Act (“GAME Act”), which seeks to repeal the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) and legalize...

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Because regulators want to ensure that player funds are safeguarded in the event of corporate financial difficulties, such as bankruptcy, and may not be used to repay corporate debts, several states require Fantasy Sports operators...

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These days, it’s getting harder for some of us to follow the instructions in Monty Python’s The Life of Brian, and to “always look at the bright side of life.” But I’m going force you...

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit dealt another blow to New Jersey’s hopes of legalizing sports gambling in its casinos and racetracks. In a 2-1 decision, the Third Circuit sided with the...

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In an attempt to modernize regulation of online gambling in the EU, the European Commission has formally adopted a recommendation to EU member states, urging them to legislate new consumer protections, including restrictions on the...

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The recent legalization and licensing of online gambling in New Jersey and Nevada has led to a significant flurry of online gambling ads. While online gambling ads were once anathema – usually run by offshore...

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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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