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Jim Trusty on How Replacing Sessions Could Affect Gaming

Gambling Compliance recently published an article on the gaming industry’s concern over who will replace Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General. If reports that former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is being considered are true, the industry would breathe a sigh of relief. Other candidates might disrupt current legislative efforts by states to regulate online… Read More

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Jeff Ifrah on New Jersey’s Limited Restrictions on Golden Nugget Owner: NJ is Going to Get Rid of This Restriction

In an article in Gaming Compliance, Jeff Ifrah commented on the recent announcement that online sportsbook operator PlaySugarhouse had switched from working with Golden Nugget to offer sports betting and is instead working with Monmouth Park. New Jersey’s strict gaming regulations prohibit anyone who owns more than 10% of a professional sports team from accepting… Read More

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Michelle Cohen Quoted in Bloomberg Law on Facebook Data Scandals

In the wake of numerous Facebook data issues, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that they are “investing heavily in both privacy and security. We now have more than 20,000 people working to keep people safe and protect their information.” According to the news site, The Information, it appears that Facebook might be purchasing a cybersecurity company. Facebook… Read More

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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