Don’t fold on Atlantic City yet

Despite increasing competition in NJ’s backyard and the state takeover, in a webinar presented Friday December 9 entitled “2016: A Year to Hold’em or a Year to Fold’em”, I advised I was going to Hold em. The defeat of the North Jersey referendum gave Atlantic City casinos a window of opportunity, and the painful market … Continue reading “Don’t fold on Atlantic City yet”

How to Coexist – Compliance and Compelling Marketing

Gaming regulators, consumer protection agencies, and other governmental bodies strive to ensure that all such campaigns are not misleading, do not target minors, promote responsible gaming, protect players, and comply with all other laws. Casinos often want to quickly launch a new campaign, but regulators require time to review new concepts. Thus the dilemma. First … Continue reading “How to Coexist – Compliance and Compelling Marketing”

Lloyd D. Levenson and Lynne Levin Kaufman bring East Coast Perspective to GiGse

Cooper Levenson’s Lloyd D. Levenson and Lynne Levin Kaufman shared New Jersey’s experience in iGaming at the Global iGaming Summit (GiGse) in San Francisco, Calif., at the Hyatt Regency, April 26-27, 2016. The firm also serves as Legal and Regulatory Advisor at the conference. Lloyd D. Levenson, CEO of Cooper Levenson, gave the Chairman’s opening … Continue reading “Lloyd D. Levenson and Lynne Levin Kaufman bring East Coast Perspective to GiGse”

What to Expect for Daily Fantasy Sports

Fantasy sports are among the most popular games on the internet. Although they predated the internet’s inception, the internet enabled their explosive growth and they have become as much a staple of sports as the actual events. Fantasy sports are permitted at the federal level pursuant to an exemption, as long as they are based … Continue reading “What to Expect for Daily Fantasy Sports”

Gaming Expansion on the East Coast

 The future of gaming on the east coast is changing; expert panelists speak in length about relevant topics at the 20th annual East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute, the gaming industry’s longest running conference on the east coast. Casinos have emerged throughout the region during the past several years and the market continues to … Continue reading “Gaming Expansion on the East Coast”

Lynne Levin Kaufman to speak at the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section Spring Meeting April 9 in Montreal

Montreal, Canada – Lynne Levin Kaufman, Esq. a partner in the law firm of Cooper Levenson, will speak at the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section Spring Meeting in Montreal, Canada on Sat. Apr. 9. Kaufman will chair and moderate the panel “Is it Gambling or just a Fantasy (League): The Latest Legal Developments … Continue reading “Lynne Levin Kaufman to speak at the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section Spring Meeting April 9 in Montreal”

Gaming Industry CEOs will headline 20th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Chief executives from nearly a dozen major gaming operators and suppliers will highlight the upcoming East Coast Gaming Congress and iGaming Institute as the event celebrates its 20th anniversary on May 25-26. “After 20 years, industry leaders continue to use our conference as a forum for new ideas . It will … Continue reading “Gaming Industry CEOs will headline 20th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress”

Daily Fantasy: Meteoric Rise, Legal Questions, and Unfolding “Scandal”

Now that we are into the second month of the football season – what is the biggest story of the season? Well, if you have a television, computer, or smart phone, you know that the answer is DAILY FANTASY. And that was before the “scandal” (to be discussed later) that unfolded just as I thought … Continue reading “Daily Fantasy: Meteoric Rise, Legal Questions, and Unfolding “Scandal””

Blurred Lines or Bright Line Between Gaming and Medical Marijuana

Last year, when the song “Blurred Lines” blasted over the airways, no one, including the recording artists (at least they claimed) realized that lines had been blurred between the popular hit song and a song titled “Got to Give It Up” written by music sensation Marvin Gaye. However, as determined by a jury earlier this … Continue reading “Blurred Lines or Bright Line Between Gaming and Medical Marijuana”

Regulating the Truth

That should be no surprise to anyone, as Atlantic City – and its nearly four-decade-old experiment in casino gaming – has always been ground zero for anyone looking to understand gaming and its impacts. The greatest piece of disinformation is that the recent closing of casinos casts a pall on the effectiveness of the New … Continue reading “Regulating the Truth”