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Maine’s DFS Regulation Bill Stalls In Committee

Thanks to this nation’s incoherent and inconsistent gaming laws at the federal level, the Daily Fantasy Sports industry is working overtime to deal with potentially 50 different state-level regulations. But don’t feel sorry for DFS operators. Regulation is what the … Continue reading

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Steve Silver Joins Pierce Atwood In Portland

Legal Blitz founder Steve Silver is proud to announce that he has relocated to Portland, Maine to join the litigation group at Pierce Atwood LLP. Steve will focus his practice on ERISA and long-term disability matters as well as sports … Continue reading

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The Effort to Legalize March Madness Brackets in Pennsylvania Continues

Since “Selection Sunday” is right around the corner, allow this to serve as your regular reminder that those March Madness brackets about to flood your office are still technically not legal. As I have written about in the past, bracket … Continue reading

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Steve Silver Talks SCOTUS and Sports on The Horn 104.9 FM

Legal Blitz Co-Founder Steve Silver recently joined Trey Elling and Brad Kellner on The Horn 104.9 FM in Austin, Texas to explain how President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, could impact the future of sports. Silver recently authored … Continue reading

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US Soccer and MLS Remain Silent On Trump’s Travel Ban

Sticking to sports is no longer an option. Now that President Trump has temporarily banned entry into the United States of all persons from seven predominantly Muslim countries – court orders be damned — the sports world must deal with a … Continue reading

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New Wage Law Makes Free Agency in Philadelphia Awkward

Philadelphia rang in 2017 by becoming the largest American city to allow its government to dictate what is and isn’t healthy for its citizens to drink. The maligned “soda tax” went into effect January 1st tacking on a 1.5 cents … Continue reading

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Colorado Defies PASPA With New Daily Fantasy Pari-Mutuel Offerings

Anyone who has ever read this blog or my pieces for Above the Law know that I fully support gaming in all forms. In particular, I routinely advocate for nationally legalized sports gambling through the repeal of the problematic and … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Embraces Esports

Nick Wooldrige, Esq is a nationally-recognized criminal defense attorney based in Nevada. For a personal consultation, you can reach out to him via LV Criminal Defense, 520 S 4th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-623-6362. Bookies in Las Vegas may … Continue reading

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Botched High School Football Officiating Teaches Tough Lesson That Sometimes The Law Is Simply Not Fair

By Doug Fuglsang. Mr. Fuglsang is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Wisconsin with a Sports Law Certificate from the National Sports Law Institute. He can be reached at doug.fuglsang@gmail.com. Students of Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois learned … Continue reading

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Steve Silver To Present At SRLA Conference

Legal Blitz Co-Founder, Steve Silver, is teaming up with frequent Legal Blitz contributor and Coastal Carolina University sports management professor, Amanda Siegrist, to continue his quest of  educating others about college athletes’ due process rights. This time, Silver and Siegrist will … Continue reading

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