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D.C. Bars work to secure Legal Sports Betting in their Establishments. Attorney Jeff Ifrah is quoted by the Washington Post

Sports betting won’t launch in D.C. in time for NFL season; bars start applying By Fenit Nirappil “Jeff Ifrah, a D.C. gaming attorney who leads an online gambling trade association, said national sports gambling operators have already contacted local bars to help them venture into sports betting. Ifrah is trying to band together 10 local bars… Read More

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Law.com quotes Michelle Cohen as the FTC cracks down on Childhood Privacy

Childhood Privacy in Spotlight as FTC Takes Tough Stance on COPPA By Caroline Spiezio Even if a site is open to all audiences, such as YouTube or TikTok, privacy lawyers say features like bright colors or emojis could lead the FTC to classify it as a platform appealing to children. Google subsidiary YouTube is the latest… Read More

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How The DC Sports Betting Licensing Process Will Play Out

Now that the DC sports betting contract is approved, preparations for launch can begin in earnest in the District of Columbia. DC sports betting is gearing up to go live, and facilities that serve alcohol are allowed to get in on the action. First, however, they must go through the DC Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA.) A quick… Read More

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Jeff Ifrah quoted by WUSA9 as “Political Betting” makes Headlines

Bet $100 on Joe Biden, win $1,000 if he wins; Here’s how ‘political betting’ works Author: Evan Koslof “We wanted to learn more about the legality of political betting, so we reached out to Jeff Ifrah, a lawyer who specializes on the betting industry. Ifrah said that political betting remains illegal across the United States,… Read More

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Featured contributor Andrew Silver analyzes the Illinois betting bill and penalty box clause in EGR North America Article

The Illinois state legislature passed a bill this month legalizing both brick-and-mortar and online sports gambling, and Governor J.B. Pritzker has indicated that he will sign it into law. Although the law’s passage is a good sign for the ever-expanding American sports gambling industry and marks an improvement over previous drafts of the bill, it remains an… Read More

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All American Sports Betting Summit to feature Jeff Ifrah as Guest Presenter

The first-ever All-American Sports Betting Summit will take place at the Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey on June 18th-19th. At 4:00 PM on June 18th, attorney Jeff Ifrah is set to present U.S. State-by-State Gaming Regulation in 2019: What Industry Players Need to Know. The Summit, hosted by Eventus International, will bring together a… Read More

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New Hampshire Judge sets aside 2018 OLC Opinion; Rules in Favor of Lotteries and Mobile Gaming

New Hampshire Judge Overturns DOJ Wire Act Opinion Written by: Tony Batt On the other hand, the iDEA trade association that represents companies involved in regulated internet gambling said it was thrilled with Barbadoro’s decision. “The order today means that states can continue to legalize online entertainment, including casino, lottery and poker,” said Jeff Ifrah,… Read More

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Mobile Gaming in Massachusetts: How Independent Mobile Betting Protects the Consumer

State of Independence Representatives from DraftKings recently visited the Massachusetts State House to remind a key House legislator of the benefits of mobile-based betting. Fortunately for DraftKings and other mobile gaming operators, Massachusetts is one of a handful of states that should be relatively open to mobile gambling because there are few casino interests at… Read More

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Courthouse News Article covers response to DOJ’s controversial OLC Opinion. Jeff Ifrah discusses the role of iDEA Growth in the New Hampshire lawsuit seeking to challenge it.

Worries of Online Gambling Crackdown Spur States to Action By: Nick Rummell  With the Justice Department agreeing to postpone enforcement of its new policy until June 14, all eyes now await the ruling by U.S. District Judge Paul Barbadoro in New Hampshire. “It won’t stand for long,” attorney Jeff Ifrah said of the OLC policy… Read More