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Gambling Compliance Quotes Jeff Ifrah on Outcome of Calvin Ayre’s US Criminal Case

Bodog, ‘Black Friday’ Cases Winding Down With A Whimper The conclusion of Bodog founder Calvin Ayre’s U.S. criminal case may strengthen the hand of PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg in New York, but is not necessarily indicative of a more relaxed stance on offshore gambling at the U.S. Department of Justice, according to legal experts. The… Read More

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James Trusty Quoted by the WSJ about Impact of the Current Political Climate on the Justice Department

Justice Department Morale Is Unaffected After Trump Rebukes, Deputy AG Says Rod Rosenstein defends priorities of increased immigration enforcement and targeting of violent crime and drug offenses U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said morale at the Justice Department remains “pretty good,” despite concerns by current and former prosecutors that President Donald Trump’s rebukes of… Read More

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Law360 quotes Jessica Feil on the Top 5 Esports Legal Issues to Watch

 Esports Issues Attorneys Should Watch By Zachary Zagger Law360, New York (July 20, 2017, 4:59 PM EDT) — The industry for competitive video game playing, or esports, is moving into the mainstream, but there are still several moving parts to its development that should keep attorneys on their toes. Sixteen teams competed in February for a… Read More

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Rachel Hirsch to Give Legal Insights about Performance Marketing at Affiliate Summit East 2017

Session 3C: An Advertiser, Affiliate Network, and Lawyer Walk Into A Bar An in-depth discussion on how to strive for strong traffic relationships, thrive with best practices, and survive in the ever-changing world of performance marketing. NETWORKING PLUS (with session ticket) and VIP (Networking pass holders may attend by purchasing an individual session ticket) Event:Affiliate Summit… Read More

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Jeff Ifrah Confirmed as Speaker for Webinar on Achieving Policy Goals in Online Gaming Regulation

Clarion Gaming and Spectrum Gaming Group jointly present a webinar dedicated to lawmakers, regulators and the gaming industry. https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1693363739309314561 Thu, Jul 27, 2017 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM BST 15 years of SIGHT: Achieving policy goals in regulating online gambling How experiences in regulation and operation of online gambling in the USA can help state… Read More

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Jeff Ifrah Quoted by New York Times on Cancelled DraftKings/FanDuel Merger

DraftKings and FanDuel Call Off Merger BOSTON — The two leading daily fantasy sports companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, scrapped their proposed merger on Thursday, about a month after federal regulators sued to block it. The Federal Trade Commission — along with the attorneys general of California and the District of Columbia — had opposed the… Read More

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Q&A: Jeff Ifrah, on Founding the US’ First Online Gaming Trade Association

Ifrah tells EGR North America how iDEA can help push egaming legislation across the line for the first time in three years 12 July 2017 At an EGR North America conference some three years ago, one panel featured a predictably combative discussion between Eric Hollreiser, representing PokerStars and Jim Ryan, the former head of partypoker. The discussion… Read More

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Rachel Hirsch Named a Member of Ifrah Law PLLC

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ifrah Law PLLC, a law firm which focuses on litigation and investigations with an emphasis on Internet and technology businesses, is pleased to announce that Rachel Hirsch has been named a Member of the firm. Ifrah Law is based in Washington, DC, with offices in Baltimore, Atlantic City and Northern Virginia. Rachel focuses her practice on… Read More

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