Whitney Fore

ASSOCIATE
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Biography

Whitney Fore brings to Ifrah Law a strong background in counseling business clients on issues of corporate governance, management, auditing, compliance, and resolution of regulatory issues. She has also handled settlement negotiations, arbitrations, and all phases of litigation in federal and state courts across the country, from pre-filing advising and discovery through trial and appellate matters.

She focuses on land-based and internet gaming, with a particular emphasis on skill-based contests, sweepstakes, official rules, sports betting, privacy policies, and website terms and conditions. She assists clients with a variety of gaming and transactional issues, including licensing and regulatory approvals for gaming manufacturers and service providers.

By providing risk analysis and creative business structuring, Whitney helps established and emerging companies operate legally in the U.S. under state and federal gaming and sweepstakes laws.

Whitney also serves as an ongoing advocate for her clients and their gaming interests. She has provided opinions for gaming regulators, advertisers, and payment processors regarding why her clients’ operations are lawful.

Professional + Community

  • Certification, Sports Betting Regulation & Tribal Perspective  – UNLV International Center for Gaming Regulation
  • American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising
  • National Woman’s Party
  • Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia

 

Publications + Presentations
September 25, 2019 | Publication

"The Definitive Guide to Online Gaming and Betting in the U.S."

Comprehensive eBook from Ifrah Law, available as a complimentary download

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May 8, 2019 | Publication

"State of Independence"

iGaming Business North America

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April 22, 2019 | Publication

"Featured Quote: NCAA Will Need States To Help Implement Total Athlete Betting Ban"

“At first blush, the NCAA’s and the NFL’s policies seem overbroad to address any integrity issues within the leagues themselves”.

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December 21, 2018 | Publication

"California Supreme Court refuses to require Yelp to remove defamatory content"

Advocates of an open internet applaud the decision and have labelled it a win for service providers and internet users alike.

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Blog Posts
July 30, 2020

Taking a Lead to Build Your Gaming Platform’s Customer Base

Taking a Lead to Build Your Gaming Platform’s Customer Base

State by state, the U.S. regulatory landscape is shifting in favor of legalized online gaming and sports betting. As states come online, operators are seeking to acquire and to increase their customer base. A tried and true marketing strategy to push traffic online—and that operators are using successfully to promote their gaming services—is lead generation…. Read More

July 15, 2020

Virginia announces Rules and Timelines for Legalized Sports Betting.

Virginia announces Rules and Timelines for Legalized Sports Betting.

Today is the day that many have been eagerly awaiting; the day the Virginia Lottery’s Board discussed the state’s draft sports betting regulations. People are already comparing the draft rules to those of other states, particularly Tennessee, and Virginia appears to compare favorably. Below, we examine some of the highlights of those regulations. During the… Read More

December 10, 2019

Michigan Sets the Stage for Legal Sports Betting

Michigan Sets the Stage for Legal Sports Betting

Michigan is looking to go into 2020 with the prospect of sports betting and online gaming looming large. The Great Lakes State’s legislators reached a breakthrough this week with Governor Whitmer on online gaming and sports betting.  While a few issues remain to be ironed out, it appears that Michigan will enter the new year… Read More

November 7, 2019

Legal Sports Betting Arrives in The Centennial State

Legal Sports Betting Arrives in The Centennial State

Yesterday, Colorado voters narrowly approved a sports betting referendum, establishing Colorado as a sports betting leader in the Mountain West. The referendum was a long time coming, with the bill allowing the referendum to go forward having been passed last May.  Signed by Governor Polis on May 29, House Bill 1327 placed a referendum on… Read More

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