gambling law

Federal Sports Gambling Legislation on the Way?

August 29, 2018 Last week, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch gave a speech from the Senate floor lamenting the lack of congressional debate over sports gambling in the months following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”).  Hatch, an original PASPA co-sponsor, touched upon both the risks he …

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New York Moving Fast to Legalize Sports Gambling

June 4, 2018 Following the recent landmark Supreme Court decision striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), New York State Assemblyman Gary Pretlow said that he expects to introduce a bill before the Assembly this week that would legalize sports gambling in the State.  In order for the bill to become law, …

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Gaming Law in Washington State: Court Rules that Virtual Chips are “Things of Value”

April 11, 2018 The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently rendered a decision based on the State of Washington’s gamling law, known as the Recovery of Money Lost at Gambling Act (“the RMLGA”), that could have broad implications for online gaming platforms. In the lawsuit, Plaintiff Cheryl Kater (“Kater”) sued Defendant …

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