Category Archives: Skill-based Gaming

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It’s All in the Numbers: Chances of a Lottery in Mississippi?

For many years, the State of Mississippi had a constitutional prohibition on lotteries. Sec. 98 of the Mississippi Constitution (adopted in 1890) stated as follows: No lottery shall ever be allowed, or be advertised by newspapers, or otherwise, or its tickets be sold in this State; and the legislature shall provide by law for the … Continue Reading

Has New Jersey armed the first forfeiture warhead to be used against Fantasy Sports operators?

A recent appellate court opinion from New Jersey could serve as the basis for civil and criminal proceedings against fantasy sports operations. The case styled New Jersey v. Amboy National Bank, 2016 WL 4488162, was handed down on August 26, and involved the civil forfeiture of accumulated funds in a bank account on deposit for … Continue Reading

Skill-Based Gaming (Part II): Issues for Policymakers, Legislators, and Regulators

Skill-based gaming has become a hot topic in the gaming community. In the first part of this two-part series, we identified the business problems that skill-based games hope to address and took a look at what actually constitutes a “skill-based game.” In case you missed it, be sure to check out Part I.  In the second part … Continue Reading
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