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Category: Legal Developments

Temper Those Expectations: NH Wire Act Lawsuit Faces Uphill Battle

The new Wire Act decision is wrong, as has been discussed extensively by me and many others. But simply because the…

If The DOJ Reverses Course On Wire Act, What’s The Impact For US Sports Betting And Online Gambling?

Shockwaves reverberated through the gaming industry on Wednesday with the revelation that the online gaming business in the US could…

DC Sports Betting Bill Advances As Committee Removes Proposed ‘Royalty Fee’

The sponsor of a DC sports betting bill tried to include a royalty fee for leagues, but his attempt at…

MLB, NBA Get Rewarded With Sports Betting Royalty Fee Added To DC Bill

The efforts of US professional leagues to collect fees tied to sports betting seem to be taking another hard pivot,…

Report: NY ‘No Longer Has A Role In Regulating’ Fantasy Sports After Court Ruling

How about this for a plot twist for DraftKings and FanDuel: They are now operating without any sort of daily…

Can’t Win ‘Em All: Monmouth Park Denied In New Jersey Sports Betting Lawsuit

Pro and college sports leagues lost the war, but recently won a battle by holding back Monmouth Park and the New…

US Congressman Calls On DOJ To Weigh In On Sports Betting, Revisit Wire Act

Following a hearing on sports betting in the House subcommittee he chairs, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner appears to be taking the…

Judge: New York Daily Fantasy Sports Are Illegal Gambling; What’s Next For DraftKings, FanDuel?

Despite standing regulations, a new ruling from a judge in New York casts some doubt on the future of daily…

Major Ruling Favors DraftKings, FanDuel In Indiana Fantasy Sports Case On Player Rights

The Indiana Supreme Court issued an opinion Wednesday favoring DraftKings and FanDuel in a potentially pivotal case about rights to player statistics…

The Huge Asks From The NFL In Sports Betting Testimony To Congress

We have seen the NFL's written testimony on sports betting, and the league's requests are enormous and at times conflicting.…