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iGB North America features Jeff Ifrah in “Down to the Wire”, a formal debate on the New Hampshire Court Wire Act Ruling

DOWN TO THE WIRE The Department of Justice has finally confirmed that it will challenge the New Hampshire court ruling that saw its revised interpretation of the Wire Act set aside. iGB North America brings together opponents and advocates of US gambling expansion to discuss the case JEFF IFRAH, IDEA GROWTH (JI): Judge Barbadoro’s ruling correctly… Read More

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Facebook wants Supreme Court to review Ninth Circuit Ruling- Attorney Michelle Cohen quoted by Bloomberg Law

Facebook Robocall Case Gives Justices Shot to Define Autodialer By: Bloomberg Law U.S. courts haven’t agreed about what constitutes an autodialer since at least March 2018, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s definition in ACA International v. FCC. Social networks, debt collectors, retailers, and… Read More

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Bloomberg Law quotes Michelle Cohen following FTC’s crackdown on “Stalking” Apps

FTC Bars Sale of ‘Stalking’ Apps in New Settlement (2) By: Bloomberg Law A software company can’t sell “stalking” apps that monitor devices unless it ensures they’re only used for legitimate purposes, the Federal Trade Commission said in the agency’s first action against stalkerware. The commission Oct. 22 said it reached a proposed settlement with software manufacturer… Read More

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ESPN quotes Jeff Ifrah about the Laws surrounding Survivor Pool Betting

America’s growing love of office pools By: David Purdum-ESPN Staff Writer Laws regarding pools, however, are rarely enforced, said Jeff Ifrah, a prominent Washington, D.C., attorney, who has handled many high-profile gambling and sports betting cases. Ifrah recalls only a handful of times in which authorities targeted pools. On the rare instances that authorities do… Read More

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Attorney Jeff Ifrah explains why a Second Skin Model could benefit Sportsbook Operators in various States.

The Skins Game: Following Landmark Deal, Penn National Gains Flexibility To Leverage Primary Skins by Matt Rybaltowski Jeff Ifrah is the founder of iDevelopment and Economic Association (iDEA) Growth, a leading industry trade association. Ifrah outlined a scenario which explains why a second skin model could be beneficial for sportsbook operators in various states. Take New… Read More

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Attorney Jeff Ifrah quoted by NBC Washington as Potential “Class B” Operators look for Sports Betting Clarity

For the District’s Small Businesses, Is Sports Betting Too Big a Gamble? By Jodie Fleischer, Katie Leslie, Jeff Piper and Steve Jones But Jeff Ifrah, an attorney who represents a group of small restaurateurs interested in offering sports betting, said they remain concerned about other aspects they fear could make sports betting not worth the investment. Chief among them? Whether… Read More

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Department of Justice appeals Decision in The Wire Act Case. Online Poker Report reaches out to Jeff Ifrah for Comments

US Online Gambling Still Under Threat: DOJ Is Appealing Its Loss In The Wire Act Case By: Dustin Gouker The online gambling lobbying group iDEA Growth issued a statement after the notice: “The Department’s action, while hardly unexpected, is certainly unwarranted,” said Jeff Ifrah, founder of iDEA Growth. “DOJ generally files appeals of adverse district court decisions as… Read More