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Student Commentary
15 Mar 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Renè DuBois, New York Law School Class of 2013, analyzes the United States v. DiCristina opinion and points out its flaws and limitations...If anyone has ever watched the movie Rounders, they will vividly remember Matt Damon playing the Dean's poker hand without once looking at his cards:You … [read more]


Student Commentary
26 Sep 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Gerard Dondero, University of Nevada William S. Boyd School of Law Class of 2013, argues that while the recent New York district court decision in US v. Dicristina represents a change in the legal analysis of games of skill, most US states still utilize outdated judicial standards … [read more]


Legal News
22 Aug 2012
by Dan Taglioli

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York [official website] ruled Tuesday that a poker game operator could not be tried under a federal gambling law essentially because poker is more a game of skill than a game of chance. Judge Jack Weinstein … [read more]

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