Gambling Law

Introduction to Sweepstakes Law

Gambling is again on the forefront of the public conscious as a number of states have recently taken notice to the proliferation of fantasy sports – and daily fantasy sports in particular. Many of the states are staking their position on the lack of skill required to prevail in fantasy Read more…

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Administrative Law

Fantasy Football is Not Gambling

With the increased popularity (or more likely, increased amount of advertising) of daily fantasy leagues, it is important to remind people that participating in fantasy leagues for any sport is not presently illegal. That is right – it is NOT ILLEGAL, contrary to popular assumption. The Unlawful Internet Gambling and Read more…

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Gambling Law

Are You Playing Poker Next to a Cardroom Employee?

The California Gambling Control Commission (“Commission”) acts as the regulatory body over: Gambling establishments (cardrooms), and over all persons or things having to do with the operations of gambling establishments, Proposition Players, and Tribal casinos, pursuant to the Commission’s authority under the Tribal-State Gaming Compacts. The Commission is responsible for Read more…

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