Florida

Marc W. Dunbar, partner in the firm’s Tallahassee office, has authored the Florida chapter for the 1st edition of Chambers Global Practice Guides: Gaming, Gambling & Licensing. Click here to view the chapter.

How Important Would Sports Betting Be to the State of Mississippi?

Enacted in 1992, the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”) effectively prohibits sports betting in the U.S. at both a federal and state level other than for a few exceptions that benefit four states (Nevada, Oregon, Delaware, and Montana). In recent years, some state governments and professional sports leagues have completely altered or at … Continue Reading

Jones Walker Gaming Attorneys Publish Inaugural Chambers Practice Guide

Jones Walker LLP gaming law partners Marc W. Dunbar, J. Kelly Duncan, Nicole M. Duarte, Kirkland E. Reid, and Thomas B. Shepherd III, together with associate Christopher K. Ulfers, recently authored several chapters in the inaugural Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide for “Gaming, Gambling & Licensing 2018.” The guide provides legal insight and commentary … Continue Reading

Duncan and Dunbar Present at the International Masters of Gaming Law Masterclass in London

 J. Kelly Duncan, chair of the firm’s Gaming Practice Group, and Marc W. Dunbar, partner in the firm’s Gaming Practice Group in Florida, were both speakers during the International Masters of Gaming Law Masterclass held on February 8, 2017, in London, England, at the 2017 ICE Expo. Mr. Duncan moderated the discussion on “Effects of … 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

Gaming Expansion in Florida Rests with the Florida Supreme Court

Two issues of profile now are in the hands of Florida’s highest court which could forever change the landscape of Florida’s gaming industry. The first case involves a small horse track in North Florida, Gretna Racing. This quarter horse track located in Gadsden County, Florida applied for a license to operate slot machines after the … Continue Reading

Internet Gaming and the Illegal Gambling Business Act

Prior authored articles have discussed the potential perils of the Illegal Gambling Business Act, 18 USC 1955, faced by those companies involved in Internet gaming that operate in or take action from players in the United States. See Marc’s article title “Tackling a Hidden Danger” previously authored for iNTERGAMINGLAW Magazine. In light of the recent … Continue Reading

Jones Walker attorneys author state gaming guides

In recognition of the experience and depth of the Jones Walker gaming practice, firm attorneys were solicited to contribute five chapters to the 2016 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Gambling. The chapters written by Jones Walker gaming practitioners consist of current gaming regulations in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and … Continue Reading

Florida: Florida Gaming Watch

To keep clients and gaming-related businesses informed about the latest industry news and legal developments that affect the gaming industry across our southeastern footprint, our Florida gaming lawyers publish Florida Gaming Watch. It is the state’s most comprehensive gaming website, which delivers daily updates on industry news, events and issues in Florida and throughout the … Continue Reading
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