Parting with PASPA: U.S. Supreme Court Paves the Way for Regulated Sports Gambling

Earlier today, New Jersey won a sweeping victory in Murphy v. NCAA, a case challenging the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA).  As David Apfel and Brian Burgess recently explained, the parties’ arguments focused on whether the federal policy requiring states to maintain prohibitions…

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Highway to the Danger . . . Arena? Room for Improvement in Atlantic City’s Test Run With Skill Based Gaming

About a year after New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement implemented regulations for skill-based machine gaming, “video game slot machines” have finally made their entrance in Atlantic City, to mixed acclaim.  Most of the major Atlantic City casinos—Harrah’s, Caesars, and Tropicana—have now installed one of two skill-based machines (in some…

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Fantasy Sports Update

Here are today’s fantasy news articles of interest: A new Florida lawsuit against FanDuel and DraftKings has named DFS partners, such as the leagues and payment processors, as defendants under a RICO theory. After exiting the NY market, FanDuel saw a slight dip in entry-fees this weekend, while DraftKings maintained…

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Fantasy Sports Update

Here are today’s fantasy articles of interest: The Massachusetts AG has announced new regulations that would govern daily fantasy sports operators.  The regulations mostly impose consumer protections and do not attempt to directly govern gameplay. A DraftKings attorney, Griffin Finan, spoke before the South Dakota Commission on Gaming, asserting that…

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Fantasy Sports Update

Here is a selection of recent fantasy-related gaming articles of interest: The New York AG has filed preliminary injunction motions against DraftKings and FanDuel. The Ohio legislature will be taking up fantasy sports soon. Yahoo has been ensnared in the NY AG’s investigation.

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Fantasy Sports Update

Here is a selection of recent fantasy-related gaming articles of interest: Both FanDuel and DraftKings moved for, and were denied, temporary restraining orders to enjoin NY AG Schneiderman.  DraftKings stated the TRO was likely denied because the AG’s office stated it would not pursue action against DK/FD while the (now-expedited)…

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Fantasy Sports Update

Here is a selection of recent fantasy-related gaming articles of interest: According to CNBC Now, DraftKings’ motion for a TRO has been denied.  (FanDuel’s, too.) DraftKings and FanDuel have preemptively sued AG Schneiderman. FanDuel is out of New York, DraftKings is still in. 300 people protested NY AG Schneiderman’s decision in…

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Fantasy Sports Update

Here is a selection of recent fantasy-related gaming articles of interest: The New York Times issued an editorial entitled “The Trouble With Fantasy Sports Gambling.” The New York Post reports quite a few New Yorkers are upset with AG Schneiderman’s actions (including NY legislators). This attorney-written CNBC op/ed states the NY…

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