By: Brandon McCoy Prior to Super Bowl Sunday, one of the most popular gambling days of the year, Massachusetts opened sportsbooks in its three brick-and-mortar casinos: Encore Boston Harbor, MGM Springfield, and Plainridge Park Casino. The state joined 32 others and … [Read more...] about States Can Use Advertising and Consumer Protection Law to Avoid Rolling the Dice with Online Sports Betting
Career Spotlight – Clay Allen, General Counsel, Houston Rockets
By: Connor Oniki Clay Allen is the chief lawyer for the Houston Rockets, one of the NBA’s 30 member clubs. I had the incredible opportunity to meet and learn from Clay. Among other things, he discussed his background and his work with the Rockets, while providing advice for … [Read more...] about Career Spotlight – Clay Allen, General Counsel, Houston Rockets
New Jersey Voters Reject Gambling on New Jersey College Athletics
In addition to voting in state and local elections last week, New Jerseyans passed judgment on a ballot question concerning betting on college sporting events in the state. The question read: “Do you approve amending the Constitution to permit wagering through casinos and current … [Read more...] about New Jersey Voters Reject Gambling on New Jersey College Athletics
How are sports leagues clarifying player punishments for sports gambling controversies?
Brown and red leaves weren’t the only unusual sight during last year’s Masters Tournament. On top of an unprecedented November scene at Augusta National, one of the game’s most historic sites witnessed another peculiarity: one of the game’s most influential players donning a … [Read more...] about How are sports leagues clarifying player punishments for sports gambling controversies?
2007 NBA Ref Scandal Back in Play
After pleading guilty in 2007 to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and transmit gambling information, former NBA referee Tim Donaghy is back in the news. In an in-depth report, ESPN analyzed the games Donaghy officiated and interviewed his co-conspirators. The findings reveal that … [Read more...] about 2007 NBA Ref Scandal Back in Play