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Online Gambling Stands Ready as Casinos Close- WSJ

With casinos closed and many Americans confined to home, the online gambling industry is seeking to expand in the U.S. An industry trade group, iDevelopment & Economic Association, is pushing states to allow online casino games to replace disappearing revenue from temporarily closed casinos, including exploring how governors can use wide emergency powers to quickly… Read More

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Featured columnist Jeff Ifrah advocates for legal online gaming in Ohio

Basketball fans across Ohio are gearing up for the start of the 2020 NCAA Tournament coming to Dayton and Cleveland next month. Fans are getting ready to fill out their March Madness brackets to bet on their favorite teams. Over a dozen states will reap the benefits of legal sports betting this year, including Ohio’s… Read More

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Variety quotes Michelle Cohen as YouTube enforces new COPPA Rules

What You Need to Know About YouTube’s New COPPA Child-Directed Content Rules By TODD SPANGLER YouTube has advised creators to consult with a lawyer if they have questions about COPPA compliance. However, even attorneys who have worked in the area for years say it’s not a clear-cut process. “I’m relatively experienced, but it’s still a judgment… Read More

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CLE Registration: Jackpot! How D.C. Can Successfully Introduce Legalized Sports Betting and Navigate the Changing Regulatory Landscape

Sports and Entertainment Lawyers’ New Year’s Resolution: Get up to speed on developments in legalized sports betting and find ways to better serve your clients. The D.C. Bar is hosting an event that can help. In coordination with Ifrah Law PLLC, the D.C. Bar will present Jackpot!  How D.C. Can Successfully Introduce Legalized Sports Betting… Read More

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Bloomberg quotes Jeff Ifrah as New Jersey continues its soaring growth in online sports betting revenue

Online Sports Bets Revive New Jersey’s Gaming Industry By Christopher Palmeri So far, online betting in New Jersey hasn’t hurt the state’s nine land-based casinos, which should see revenue climb a decade-best 9% to $2.74 billion this year, according to the study. It was commissioned by the iDevelopment and Economic Association, or iDEA, a trade group for online… Read More

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Partner Jim Trusty analyzes the NFL’s double standard on sports betting on Fox

Jim Trusty: In NFL these two cardinal sins receive drastically different penalties — Why? By: Jim Trusty Arizona Cardinal cornerback Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL for violating the league’s blanket prohibition against betting on all things NFL. Shaw, who will miss at least the full 2020 season, had been on injured reserve since… Read More