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  • Pokémon Go Craze: Battle, Train, Win – But No Betting

    Posted in eSports by on July 19, 2016

    We are living in a virtual (or perhaps “augmented”) Pokémon explosion. You can’t get away from news of public craze over Pokémon Go. Players young and youngish have made the game today’s most popular app, outpacing Twitter and Tinder download rates. In less than ten days from its release, estimates are that almost 26 million […]

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  • Eric Schneiderman’s Losing Lineup

    Posted in Fantasy Sports by on June 27, 2016

    Defenders of DFS like to point out that it is skill-predominant. If the same can be said for public prosecution, then New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been fielding one hell of a losing lineup. Between the two of them, DraftKings and FanDuel dominated the DFS space, and they still did after Schneiderman dumped […]

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  • Why Can’t I Buy A Powerball Ticket Online?

    Posted in Sweepstakes and Lottery by on January 14, 2016

    As a gaming lawyer, I get asked a lot of questions about what is legal and what is not legal. A lot of folks end conversations with me by scratching their heads and saying “that doesn’t make sense at all.”  The most recent head scratcher?  A lot of online sites recently offered to sell Powerball […]

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