New Jersey – “Bettor” Than Ever: #SportsBetting

By Lynne Levin Kaufman, Esquire @gaminglawyer For those of you who have been asleep for the past 24 hours, yesterday the Supreme Court declared the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) unconstitutional and gave states the ability to decide whether or not to legalize sports wagering, and to craft, through legislation … Continue reading “New Jersey – “Bettor” Than Ever: #SportsBetting”

U.S. Supreme Court Allows States to Legalize Sports Betting

by Lynne Levin Kaufman, Esquire @iGamingLawyer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – May 14, 2018  – By now, most of you have heard that the U.S. Supreme Court  today held that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the more than 25 year old federal law that prohibited full blown sports betting in all states but … Continue reading “U.S. Supreme Court Allows States to Legalize Sports Betting”

Lloyd D. Levenson to Present at Global Gaming Expo, Las Vegas October 4

G2E Panel Will Explore Building the Bridge Between Lotto and Gaming Atlantic City, N.J. – September 18, 2017 — Lloyd D. Levenson, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Cooper Levenson’s Casino and iGaming Practice Group, will moderate a panel at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas, Nev. on October 4, 2017. Entitled “Learning … Continue reading “Lloyd D. Levenson to Present at Global Gaming Expo, Las Vegas October 4”

Topic: Sports Betting. Motto: Never give up. Especially in New Jersey.

After almost 5 years, with the major US sports leagues as strong opponents who had secured numerous victories against sports betting in New Jersey, and after losing almost every step of the way — including an opinion last month by Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall advising the Supreme Court to pass on the case — the … Continue reading “Topic: Sports Betting. Motto: Never give up. Especially in New Jersey.”

New York New York – Is it in the cards? LIKELY NOT IN 2017

It looks like there will be no need to “stay tuned” to New York for iGaming news this year. As I previously reported, an iGaming bill was recently passed by the Senate. As I also reported, “Assembly approval is not assured”. Well, with the legislative session ending Wednesday, the forecast has changed and “Assembly approval … Continue reading “New York New York – Is it in the cards? LIKELY NOT IN 2017”

Gambling Everywhere? Pennsylvania Proposed Gambling Expansion

On the heels of the Pennsylvania Senate passing a gambling bill, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives last week introduced and passed a much more sweeping bill which would significantly expand gambling in Pennsylvania. The voluminous House bill legalizes fantasy sports betting, skill-based wagering, Internet gambling offered by Pennsylvania licensed casino operators including on tablets in … Continue reading “Gambling Everywhere? Pennsylvania Proposed Gambling Expansion”

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”

Cooper Levenson to Present on the Future of iGaming, Casino Compliance at G2E

September 22, 2016 – iGaming activity in the states where it is legal and where legislation is pending is the topic of a panel discussion featuring Lloyd D. Levenson, CEO and partner of Cooper Levenson at the 16th annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas, Nev., on Monday, September 26, 2016. Cooper Levenson Partner … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson to Present on the Future of iGaming, Casino Compliance at G2E”

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”