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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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Cohen Quoted by The National Law Journal on TCPA Trends and Auto Dialing Equipment

Sirius XM Radio Inc. worries that a smartphone could be considered auto­dialing equipment and open callers to hefty judgments under federal communications law. Rite Aid Corp. frets it could be punished for reminding customers they are due for flu shots. An Internet advocacy group has warned of a chilling effect on wireless communications — including… Read More

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Jeff Ifrah quoted on FanDuel and DraftKings’ NY Supreme Court Appearance

A legal battle that will shape the future of the billion-dollar daily fantasy sports industry kicks off Wednesday in New York Supreme Court, where powerhouse game operators DraftKings and FanDuel will try to fight off New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s quest to temporarily shut them down as the case heads to trial. Schneiderman alleges… Read More

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Michelle Cohen Quoted from Panel Appearance at IAPP’s Privacy Conference in DC

Chief marketing officers and chief privacy officers have very different ways of looking at the world. “Are there any marketing folks in the room?” asked security professional Aubrey Turner, addressing roughly 50 privacy pros at an International Association of Privacy Professionals conference in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. No hands went up. “Good – because I’m… Read More

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Jeff Ifrah Quoted on Why Fanduel and DraftKings Are the Targeted DFS Operators in NY

Over the past week, New York’s more committed daily fantasy sports players have probably noticed that in his quest to wipe out daily fantasy sports in the state of New York, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman may have missed a few spots. Schneiderman contends the practice violates the state’s century-old prohibition on sports betting, and he has sought to put a… Read More

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