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“Against the House” Daily Fantasy Sports Could Poison the Well of DFS Legality

“Against the House” Daily Fantasy Sports Could Poison the Well of DFS Legality

April 18th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Marc Edelman Wrote the Against the House DFS Is Likely Illegal and Could Bring Unwelcome Congressional Oversight Marc Edelman wrote an article for Forbes recently which discussed a brand new aspect of daily fantasy sports: against-the-house contests. The online... 

Federal Judge Rules FBI Gained Evidence Illegally in Paul Phua Sports Betting Case

Federal Judge Rules FBI Gained Evidence Illegally in Paul Phua Sports Betting Case

April 17th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Two Separate Judges Have Ruled That the FBI’s Evidence Must Be Thrown-Out U.S. District Judge Andrew Gordon ruled on Firday that the FBI agents who arrested Malaysian high roller Paul Phua violated his civil rights in gathering evidence prior to a raid on... 

Minnesota Illegal Bookmaker Given Larger Sentence after Pleading Guilty to Additional Charges

Minnesota Illegal Bookmaker Given Larger Sentence after Pleading Guilty to Additional Charges

April 15th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Additional Time Was Given Because Gerald Greenfield Tried to Collect Gambling Debts While Out on Bail A 69-year old convicted illegal bookmaker from Minnesota has been ordered to pay back $250,000 to a dozen former clients in North Dakota, according to a story... 

LexisNexis Is Approved by New Jersey DGE for Verifcation Services Related to Online Gambling

LexisNexis Is Approved by New Jersey DGE for Verifcation Services Related to Online Gambling

April 14th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

LexisNexis Has the World’s Largest Database for Legal and Personal Background Information The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced last week it would approve LexisNexis Risk Solutions as a provider of identity and age verification services... 

Former Law Enforcement Official Smuggled Illegal Aliens to Repay Gambling Debts

Former Law Enforcement Official Smuggled Illegal Aliens to Repay Gambling Debts

April 13th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Mexican Drug Cartels Now Control the Smuggling of People across the Mexican Border to the USA A reserve deputy constable in a county on the Texas/Mexico border is accused of helping three illegal aliens sneak into the country in order to pay his gambling debts.... 

Delaware Gambling Officials Discuss RAWA Legislation’s Effect on the US Lottery Industry

Delaware Gambling Officials Discuss RAWA Legislation’s Effect on the US Lottery Industry

April 9th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Ed Sutor Does Not See RAWA Passing, Because Congress Will Balk at the State’s Rights Issues It Raises The News Journal, a leading Delaware newspaper, talked to several gaming officials in the state about Restore America’s Wire Act, the anti-gambling... 

Miami Marlins Pitcher Jarred Cosart Fined by MLB for Placing Illegal Sports Bets

Miami Marlins Pitcher Jarred Cosart Fined by MLB for Placing Illegal Sports Bets

April 8th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Jarred Cosart Broke into Major Leagues with the Houston Astros in 2013 Major League Baseball fined Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart on Friday for placing illegal wagers on sports. MLB said their investigation revealed no signs that the 24-year old had placed... 

A Man’s Suicide at M Resort and Casino’s Buffet Causes Panic at the Restaurant

A Man’s Suicide at M Resort and Casino’s Buffet Causes Panic at the Restaurant

April 7th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

John Noble Once Won a Lifetime Supply of Buffet Stops, But M Resort Revoked the Pass after an Incident A man who committed suicide at a Las Vegas casino on Easter Sunday had a long history of disputes with the resort and had been banned from the complex. The man,... 

Wisconsin Badgers Enter NCAA Title Game as 1-Point Favorites over Duke Blue Devils

Wisconsin Badgers Enter NCAA Title Game as 1-Point Favorites over Duke Blue Devils

April 6th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Jahlil Okafor Needs to Be Superior If Duke Is Going to Upset the Wisconsin Badgers The Wisconsin Badgers enter Monday night’s NCAA Mens National Championship Game as 1-point favorites to beat the Duke Blue Devils. Both teams come into the title game as #1... 

Massive Brawl Occurs during Grand Opening of Resorts World Queens Casino Bar

Massive Brawl Occurs during Grand Opening of Resorts World Queens Casino Bar

April 5th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Shaky and Blurry Videos Emerged on YouTube and Instagram of the Resorts World Brawl A huge brawl took place Friday night in the Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York. Videos of the brawl were filmed and posted on the Internet, showing dozens of people landing... 

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