Internet Gambling & Fantasy Sports

no image

Delaware Gets in the Online Casino Game

June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Delaware has become the first state to pass a bill allowing intrastate online gambling–including lotteries, table, and other ticket games.  The Delaware Gaming Competitiveness Act of 2012, formerly known as Delaware House Bill 333, authorizes...

Read More →

The Nevada Gaming Commission last week approved two interactive gambling licenses, opening a path for interstate, online poker.  The recipients, International Game Technology (IGT) and Bally Technologies, Inc. are the first two companies to receive...

Read More →

The Department of Justice’s letter reversing its view on the applicability of the Wire Act to non-sports wagering has inspired some states to look hard at legalizing intrastate gambling, but those states now have company...

Read More →

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),...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →
no image

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,...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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....

Read More →