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Six Ways to Delay a Supplier’s Licensure to Service Gaming Operators

Six Ways to Delay a Supplier’s Licensure to Service Gaming Operators

July 5, 2024

Six Ways to Delay a Supplier’s Licensure to Service Gaming Operators

By: Jeffrey Hamlin

Ifrah Law specializes in matters related to sports betting and gaming, so it is no surprise that we have helped many businesses apply for and obtain the credentials they need to service the gaming industry. Because gambling is generally a matter of state law, entities that want to participate in that industry must go through the licensure process in every state in which they want to operate. That means the business must consult each state’s gambling statutes, regulations, and application requirements, complete the application forms for the business entity as well as its key personnel, and compile the supporting documents to be submitted as part of the application package. If the gaming-related activity is to occur on tribal lands, the…

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Ontario Lottery Survives Legal Challenge by the Mohawk Council of the Kahnawà:ke

May 20, 2024

Ontario Lottery Survives Legal Challenge by the Mohawk Council of the Kahnawà:ke

By: Jeffrey Hamlin

The Ontario Superior Court handed a clean victory to Ontario’s internet gaming (“iGaming”) regulator and Attorney General last Monday, when it declared that Ontario’s regime for online gaming comports with Canada’s Constitution and Criminal Code. The much-anticipated decision disposed of a lawsuit that the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (the “Council”) filed in November 2022, alleging that (i) Canadian law prohibits lottery schemes (to include sports…

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Sports Betting Advertisement Numbers Actually Decreasing

May 2, 2024

Sports Betting Advertisement Numbers Actually Decreasing

By: Jordan Briggs

Legal online sportsbetting, is still relatively new in America.[1] Over the last six years, as more states have legalized online sportsbetting, Americans have noticed more and more ads, leaving some feeling inundated with these ads.[2] But have Americans really seen more online sportsbetting ads, or have they only noticed more ads? Today, the American Gaming Association (“AGA”) published a summary of its research finding that…

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Terraform Labs Ruling Reels Back Ripple Enthusiasm

August 4, 2023

Terraform Labs Ruling Reels Back Ripple Enthusiasm

By: George Calhoun

The recent ruling in SEC v. Ripple Labs had the cryptocurrency industry standing tall.  As we discussed recently, however, the Ripple ruling was less favorable – or at least less comprehensive – than it was being portrayed. Another ruling from the Southern District of New York – SEC v. Terraform Labs Pte.Ltd. and Do Hyeong Kwon – has further tapped the breaks on a major…

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The Upside to the College Betting Scandals

July 21, 2023

The Upside to the College Betting Scandals

By: Steven Eichorn

In May 2023, several high-profile sports betting scandals involving collegiate athletic personnel, including both coaches and players, came to light, spawning discussions about the relationship between sports integrity and sports betting. Two months after those reports, NCAA President Charlie Baker indicated that the NCAA has found 175 infractions of its sports-betting and gambling policy since 2018, with an additional 17 ongoing investigations. On its surface,…

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Ripple Decision Shakes Up US Crypto

July 14, 2023

Ripple Decision Shakes Up US Crypto

By: George Calhoun

In an apparent boon to the cryptocurrency and broader blockchain industries, a judge in the US District Court for Southern New York ruled on Thursday that Ripple Labs Inc. did not violate federal securities laws in the offering and sale of the XRP token on public exchanges, meaning that the token could be relisted on public U.S. exchanges. Indeed, Coinbase, the United States’ largest cryptocurrency…

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Thinking of Starting Your Own DFS Company?

July 3, 2023

Thinking of Starting Your Own DFS Company?

By: Sara Dalsheim

The expansion of daily fantasy sports (“DFS”) is on the rise in the United States. As the country prepares for the 2023-24 NFL season, it is around this time we see new products come to the market. Unlike sports betting, launching a DFS product has less regulatory barriers. Although, there are a few key states with regulatory compliance requirements that new contest operators should keep…

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Circuit Court for the District of D.C. Upholds Compact: What this Means for Sports Betting in Florida

June 30, 2023

Circuit Court for the District of D.C. Upholds Compact: What this Means for Sports Betting in Florida

By: Abbey Block

Today, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a decision in West Flagler Associates, Ltd. v. Haaland, that will have meaningful implications for the future of online sports betting in Florida along with the interpretation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (“IGRA”). By way of background, in the spring of 2021, the State of Florida and the Seminole Tribe announced a compact under IGRA purporting…

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Six Ways to Delay a Supplier’s Licensure to Service Gaming Operators

Six Ways to Delay a Supplier’s Licensure to Service Gaming Operators
By: Jeffrey Hamlin

Ontario Lottery Survives Legal Challenge by the Mohawk Council of the Kahnawà:ke

Ontario Lottery Survives Legal Challenge by the Mohawk Council of the Kahnawà:ke
By: Jeffrey Hamlin

Sports Betting Advertisement Numbers Actually Decreasing

Sports Betting Advertisement Numbers Actually Decreasing
By: Jordan Briggs

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