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 Cyber Risks in 2015-2016

As a result of the industry’s overwhelming reliance on online technologies, cyber risks impacting gaming service providers have shifted from tolerable nuisances to game-changing breaches. In 2015-2016, these cyber risks have largely targeted virtual gaming operations and casino payment systems. All digital games of chance and games of skill rely on complex random number generators … Continue reading “Gaming Industry Cyber Risks in 2015-2016”

A PLEA FOR A SOCIAL CONTRACT PROCESS

Compact negotiations – and re-negotiations – clearly rank as among the most momentous activities that any tribe might ever pursue. For that matter, they are among the most important activities for states as well. Yet, in most instances, the importance of such matters is left in the hands of (dare I say it?) lawyers. I … Continue reading “A PLEA FOR A SOCIAL CONTRACT PROCESS”

Lynne Levin Kaufman Presents at Gaming Conference in London

Lynne Levin Kaufman, partner, Cooper Levenson, was chosen to moderate a panel at ICE Totally Gaming, a World Regulatory Briefing in London, held February 3-5, 2015. Kaufman’s session, scheduled for Tuesday, February 3, at 4:20 p.m., will assess the first iGaming launches in New Jersey and Nevada and how they will impact future regulation in … Continue reading “Lynne Levin Kaufman Presents at Gaming Conference in London”

Numerous reasons, including illegal market, a factor in underperformance of NJ iGaming, but there are positive signs

Lynne Levin Kaufman writes: “At the time of my WrB USA White Paper, New Jersey was on the cusp of “Go Live” and the White Paper pondered issues such as the practicability of compacting among states, each with its own regulatory body, laws, regulations and approaches regarding topics such as suitability, equipment standards, and taxation. … Continue reading “Numerous reasons, including illegal market, a factor in underperformance of NJ iGaming, but there are positive signs”

Lynne Levin Kaufman: An iGaming Progress Report

As you all are aware, the U.S. Internet gaming (“iGaming”) debate is no longer a hypothetical one, nor is the question of whether a federal bill will pass before state-by-state regulation occurs. While the latest attempts to pass a federal iGaming bill failed, and although several federal iGaming bills have been proposed since then, gamblers … Continue reading “Lynne Levin Kaufman: An iGaming Progress Report”

An iGaming Progress Report

As you all are aware, the U.S. Internet gaming (“iGaming”) debate is no longer a hypothetical one, nor is the question of whether a federal bill will pass before state-by-state regulation occurs While the latest attempts to pass a federal iGaming bill failed,and although several federal iGaming bills have been proposed since then, gamblers in … Continue reading “An iGaming Progress Report”