John Holden

John Holden J.D. / Ph.D. is an academic. His research focuses on policy issues surrounding sports corruption.

Florida sports betting

Analyzing Latest Filing In Florida Sports Betting Compact Litigation

We knew that this motion was coming in the Florida sports betting litigation saga. That’s thanks to an agreed-upon timeline that West Flagler Associates and the Department of Interior agreed to earlier this month. But as expected, the South Florida-based operators of Magic City Casino and Bonita Springs Poker Room, filed their motion for summary […] Read More
Posted on: September 27, 2021 | Opinion Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
Florida sports betting roadblock

Will New Filing In Florida Sports Betting Case Create Roadblock For Launch?

The legal escapades attempting to stop the possible fall launch of Florida sports betting moved forward with new filings on Tuesday. The West Flagler Associates’ lawyers filed their response to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ motion to dismiss and the Seminole Tribe’s motion to intervene in the court case. Neither action was unexpected, and they set the […] Read More
Posted on: September 16, 2021 | Sports Betting | John Holden
Florida sports betting

Florida Sports Betting Suit Draws Expected Response And A Surprise

The Florida sports betting lawsuit filed in the Federal Northern District of Florida against Gov. Ron DeSantis and his administration by South Florida gaming operators was met with an expected response from the governor’s office Tuesday night. DeSantis and Julie Brown filed a motion to dismiss, which was filed 14 days earlier. There was, however, […] Read More
Posted on: September 1, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
DraftKings

Analysis: What To Make Of SEC, IRS Investigations Into DraftKings

Before DraftKings announced its blockbuster acquisition of Golden Nugget Online Gaming, the company released its second-quarter results and mentioned an interesting development in its Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. Following the earnings release this month, company CEO Jason Robins told Barron’s that the company is on the path to “profitability in a state in […] Read More
Posted on: August 23, 2021 | Opinion Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
Florida sports betting

Opinion: Another Florida Sports Betting Lawsuit Sends Ball Back To DeSantis

Another Florida sports betting lawsuit has kept the attorneys of West Flagler Associates busy this week. The south Florida-based operators of Magic City Casino and Bonita Springs Poker Room filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and her agency itself in an effort […] Read More
Posted on: August 19, 2021 | Opinion Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
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