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The American Lawyer Magazine Covers George Calhoun Joining Ifrah Law as Financial Chair

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson hired Alston & Bird real estate partner MICHAEL VINES in New York, but saw litigation special counsel GEORGE CALHOUN leave its outpost in Washington, D.C., to become a partner at Ifrah PLLC, where he will chair the financial services practice at the complex civil and criminal litigation shop…

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Jeff Ifrah Quoted on Whether The Daily Fantasy Sports Industry Will Survive or Implode

An industry-wide implosion isn’t imminent, but daily fantasy sports companies have to change the way they operate, said Jeffrey Ifrah, a Washington, D.C.-based lawyer who represents about a dozen daily fantasy sports companies smaller than DraftKings and FanDuel. “The current model of extensive advertising and marketing budgets is probably no longer viable,” he said. “The… Read More

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ESPN Interviews Jeff Ifrah on The Future of U.S. Sports Betting (Online Preview Segment)

After nearly a century of zero-tolerance policies that treated gambling as a mortal threat, U.S. sports leagues are rapidly cutting deals with companies involved in sports betting. To varying degrees, the leagues are partnering — openly and in secret — with oddsmakers, betting prognosticators and data providers that make sports wagering possible in the digital… Read More

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Boston Globe Quotes Jeff Ifrah On Why DraftKings Has Adopted Consumer Protection Rules

DraftKings Inc. will announce Friday that it is implementing some of the consumer protection rules proposed by Attorney General Maura Healey , including publicly identifying highly experienced players and banning third-party software that lets players quickly enter hundreds of fantasy sports lineups. The Boston company remains opposed to some of Healey’s fantasy sports regulations, including… Read More

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Jeff Ifrah Discusses Boom Fantasy’s New First-Ever In-Game DFS Offering

Just in time for the NFL playoffs, a new Stanford startup is changing the way fantasy sports players experience the games they love. After an electric beta period where its early adopters placed 1.5 million predictions in just three months, Boom Fantasy has launched a real-money fantasy sports product. Instead of drafting a lineup and… Read More

Speaking Engagement

Ifrah and Cohen to Speak on DFS and Games of Skill at 2016 NCLGS Conference in Orlando

Jeff Ifrah and Michelle Cohen, two prominent lawyers from Washington DC’s acclaimed law firm Ifrah Law, will be speaking at the Winter conference of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS). Together, they were invited to Florida for the January event, where they will discuss the legal issues among online Skill-Based Games and Fantasy… Read More

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