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Maine Sports Betting 2.0 Roundup

As Maine attempts again to legalize sports betting following Gov. Janet Mills’ 2020 veto, Steve has been making the media rounds. Below is a round-up of recent coverage of Maine’s second crack at joining the legal sports betting party. Maine … Continue reading

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After 2020 Veto Maine Tries To Legalize Sports Betting Again

Last time around in Maine, the powers that be managed to kill a bill to legalize sports wagering that the legislature sent to Gov. Janet Mills. This time around, while time and a pandemic have changed the landscape, pretty much … Continue reading

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Did Colorado Open The Floodgates for Sportsbook Partnerships in College Sports?

Despite years of claiming in federal courts that it would suffer irreparable harm from legalized sports betting and after recently telling Congress amateurism would literally die if sports betting expanded, the NCAA shockingly allowed the University of Colorado to partner … Continue reading

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Maine: The Way Sports Betting Should Be

Fully mobile wagering, no integrity fees, no data mandates, and low licensing fees. Is this heaven? No it’s Maine. After a rapid and at times secretive legislative process, Maine legalized sports betting last week. Not only did the Pine Tree … Continue reading

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ROUND-UP: New Hampshire’s Victory Over the DOJ’s Reinterpretation of the Wire Act

Last summer the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal prohibition of sports betting. This summer, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire smacked down the Department of Justice’s attempt to expand the Wire Act to all … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Sports Betting Decision Round Up

After the U.S. Supreme Court dropped a bomb on the sports world on May 14 by declaring the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) unconstitutional, Legal Blitz co-founder Steve Silver went into overdrive to lend his analysis to several … Continue reading

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The Speaking Circuit Begins

For all the East Coast sports law enthusiasts out there, you can check out Legal Blitz Co-Founder Steve Silver in New York City next month at the Sixth Annual Cardozo Sports Law Symposium on March 16, 2018. Silver will appear … Continue reading

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Why is it illegal to play online poker in the US?

Sponsored Content From Supporters Of The Legal Blitz Poker is one of the most popular online games in the world. So, why is it not legal to play the game online in the US? The truth is that playing poker … Continue reading

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Transforming Into A Sports Law Expert For 104.9 The Horn

Legal Blitz Co-Founder Steve Silver recently joined Trey Elling and Brad Kellner on The Horn 104.9 FM in Austin, Texas to discuss a wild summer of sports law issues including the Supreme Court taking the sports betting case, OJ receiving … Continue reading

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Legal Blitz Founder Named Super Lawyers Rising Star

The Legal Blitz is thrilled to announce that one of its founders, Steve Silver, is now a 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star. Silver earned Rising Star honors for civil litigation defense in Pennsylvania. A program of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers … Continue reading

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