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Paysafe builds up online betting, gaming payments systems

Since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the ban on online betting, many online bettors who previously bet on unregulated international platforms have started placing bets in the U.S. This has opened doors for a new industry to develop and grow, said lawyer Jeff Ifrah, a founding member of the law firm Ifrah Law, which… Read More

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Twitch Streamers Rake in Millions With a Shady Crypto Gambling Boom

Online gambling is regulated by a combination of federal and state laws in the US. Gambling websites need a license to operate in individual states—it doesn’t matter whether they’re operating with hard USD or digital currency. Many crypto casinos, like Stake and Duelbits, are based offshore in countries like Curaçao, and do not have those… Read More

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Legal event tackles Section 230’s affect on social media moderation

Over the years, Section 230 has been upheld as a provision that protects online providers from liability. “The main point was to allow the internet back in 1996 to flourish — not have online service providers be concerned that when a person or entity posts something, that they are going to immediately be liable,” said Michelle Cohen, chair… Read More

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Pennsylvania, France And A Rapper’s Riff For Online Gambling

Jeff Ifrah, founder of the U.S. online gaming industry association iDEA Growth, has a different take on Biggie’s immortal quote. “Fewer brands, more problems,” Ifrah said during a panel appearance at last week’s SBC North America digital conference. “Every time you add another person, the pie gets bigger,” he said. “So when you go from… Read More

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How New Jersey Became The U.S. Gambling Expansion Leader

Jeff Ifrah, the founder of Internet Development and Economic Association (iDEA) and a longtime adviser to companies seeking to engage in U.S. gambling expansion, said that it stems from “bad economic theory.” “States don’t fully understand a couple of things,” Ifrah said. “No one understands like New Jersey does that there is an entire offshore… Read More

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Panel looks at online privacy law push as more states introduce bills

States are stepping up efforts to protect privacy in the absence of a national standard. There are certain federal protections around privacy related to health and the protection of data for children under the age of 13, said Michelle Cohen, chair of the data privacy practice at the law firm Ifrah Law. But there is no… Read More

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Ifrah Law Expands Litigation Practice with the Addition of New Associate

We are pleased to announce continued growth of our firm with the addition of new associate, Jake Grubman. Prior to joining Ifrah Law, Jake served as a Staff Attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit where he worked closely with a rotating slate of preeminent federal judges, whom he supported on… Read More

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FTC convenes workshop on ‘dark patterns’ trend deceiving online consumers

Michelle Cohen, chair of the data privacy practice at the law firm Ifrah Law, said California recently updated its Consumer Privacy Act with an amendment that gives consumers the ability to tell a business not to sell their personal information. It also requires companies to provide an opt-out notice that is presented in a way that… Read More