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DOJ's Wire Act Interpretation Adds Hurdle For Stakeholders
In theory, May 14, 2018, should have marked a major shift in America's sports betting landscape. That day, the Supreme Court, in Murphy v. NCAA, rejected the federal law that prohibited most states
United States
1 May 2019
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Conditionally Supports Online Gambling - Boyd Gaming And Caesars Stocks Rally As A Result
On February 7, 2012, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie issued a conditional veto of a bill that would legalize online gambling in New Jersey, but indicated that he would approve the bill if a few changes were implemented, including an increase in the tax rate from 10% to 15% and the inclusion of a provision that would allow the legislature to reevaluate the bill after 10 years.
United States
14 Feb 2013
U.S. iGaming Update: Two Noteworthy Developments
Progress towards the regulation of online gaming in the US may be slow, but two developments - the opinion of the Office of Legal Counsel on the scope of the Wire Act and a ruling in a New York District Court on the status of poker as a game of skill - have caught the attention of those hoping for a change in the regulatory landscape. Scott Greenberg and Michael J. Cohen of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, discuss the developments.
United States
26 Oct 2012
Tribal Gaming Enterprise Held Ineligible To File For Chapter 11
Since the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988, casinos owned by Native American tribes have proliferated across tribal lands and have generated billions of dollars in revenue annually.
United States
25 Sep 2012
Time To Roll The Dice On Online Gaming?
On December 23, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel ("OLC") issued a memorandum opinion dated September 20, 2011, eliminating one of the federal barriers to legalizing internet gambling and opening the door for the possibility of a regulatory regime shift.
United States
17 Jan 2012
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