sports gaming

New York Sports Betting Coming This Spring

March 25, 2019 The New York State Gaming Commission has formally published sports betting rules and regulations to allow a limited number of upstate casinos to accept wagers on sporting events.   This follows a publication earlier in the year of proposed New York sports betting regulations, and is largely consistent with those prior proposals. What …

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Sports Gambling Marketing in New Jersey

October 3, 2018  In June 2018, legal sports betting in New Jersey became a long-awaited reality. There are currently eight online/mobile platforms offering sports gambling in New Jersey. To generate business through sports gambling marketing, the sportsbooks utilize the services of affiliates (i.e., entities and individuals involved in promoting, marketing, and directing business to online …

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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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Latest Sports Gambling Law Updates

July 5, 2018 Following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), states across the country have moved quickly to set up legal sports gambling markets in their respective jurisdictions.  Recent developments out of New York and Rhode Island are likely to have significant impacts for those interested …

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MLB’s Tough Position on Sports Betting Extends to Advertising

June 22, 2018 The Chief Legal Officer of Major League Baseball (“MLB”) recently released a memo reiterating to the league’s organizations that accepting sports betting advertising would violate MLB policy.  The announcement comes amid MLB’s ongoing battle for inclusion of integrity fees and tight regulations in prospective legislation pending before state legislatures across the country. …

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New Jersey Legalizes Sports Gambling

June 14, 2018 New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed sports gambling legislation into law this week.  As the jurisdiction that led the effort which culminated in the Supreme Court decision striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), all interested eyes had been on New Jersey to see how aggressively the State would …

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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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