Tag Archives: Internet Gaming

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

Mississippi Governor Signs DFS Bill Passed by Legislature

In a somewhat surprising move, the 2016 Mississippi Legislature approved a bill legalizing daily fantasy sports in the state. On May 12, 2016, Governor Phil Bryant signed the legislation with the bill becoming law effective from and after its passage. Click here for the legislation as adopted. The legislation was introduced after Mississippi Attorney General … 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

Daily Fantasy Sports: Will Mississippi Regulators Throw the Penalty Flag?

Attorney General regarding illegality of daily fantasy sports (“DFS”) within those states, the DFS industry is playing defense.  It is only a matter of time before other gaming jurisdictions provide guidance on the legality of DFS in such states. While the Mississippi Gaming Commission (“MGC”) and the Mississippi Attorney General have not yet issued any … Continue Reading