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Jeff Ifrah Testifies at DC Council Hearing on Sports Wagering

On October 17, 2018, Jeff Ifrah provided testimony to the DC Council’s Committee on Finance and Review, chaired by Councilmember Jack Evans, at the Public Hearing on Bill 22-944, the “Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018.” Other witnesses included Counsel for DraftKings, the NBA, MGM Interactive and other concerned parties. Jeff explained the economic… Read More

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Jessica Feil Quoted in Las Vegas Review-Journal Regarding G2E

This year’s G2E, the largest gaming convention in North America, was attended by several members of the Ifrah Law team, and Jessica Feil was quoted in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s article about the event.    Jess remarked on how the legalization of sports betting has “definitely shifted  [the conference’s focus] to sports betting because that’s… Read More

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George Calhoun and Jessica Feil to Speak at 2018 U.S. EGR Power Summit

Ifrah attorneys George Calhoun and Jessica Feil will be featured panelists at the 2018 U.S. EGR Power Summit in Miami, FL this week. Attended by leading executives in the North American gaming industry, EGR Summit features high level discussions regarding the challenges and future opportunities in online gaming, and the strategic and operational implications involved… Read More

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Gambling Compliance Speaks with Michelle Cohen About DraftKings’ Recent Cyberattack

DraftKings entered the online sports betting and fantasy sports game in New Jersey on August 6. Just a few short weeks later, the company fell victim to a cyberattack that temporarily brought down their servers. Fortunately no customer data was compromised, according to a DraftKings’ spokesperson. Chris Sieroty reported on the incident for Gambling Compliance… Read More

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Michelle Cohen is Quoted on FinTech’s Move to New Communication Techonologies in Debt Collection Process

In Bloomberg Law’s article, “FinTech Uses Machine Learning for Smarter Debt Collection,” Michelle Cohen is quoted on the rapidly changing communication technologies that are outpacing Telephone and Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) regulations, making debt collection communication efforts increasingly susceptible to class-action litigation. Michelle leads Ifrah Law’s Data Privacy & Cyber Security practice and has defended… Read More

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Jeff Ifrah Comments on Manafort Sentencing for Bloomberg

Jeff Ifrah was quoted in Bloomberg News’ article on the recent jury verdict in the trial of Paul Manafort, commenting on the length of a possible jail sentence for the former presidential campaign manager found guilty on eight counts of bank fraud and tax crimes. “He’s going to have to rely upon the judge’s mercy,”… Read More

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WSJ Quotes Jim Trusty in Article on Trump-Rosenstein Relationship

Partner Jim Trusty was quoted in today’s Wall Street Journal, commenting on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s improved relationship with the President of the United States. Describing Mr. Rosenstein’s ability to navigate challenging situations, Trusty said: “He’s used to turf wars. He’s used to people with political agendas.” Prior to joining Ifrah Law, Trusty served… Read More

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