October 17, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The European Commission filed a lawsuit against Sweden on Thursday for failing to change its laws on online betting and poker games that breach EU law on the free movement of services. The EU referred Sweden to the Court of Justice (ECJ) in two separate cases related to its restriction of gambling ...[read more]
March 15, 2013
by Elizabeth Imbarlina
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 ...[read more]
September 26, 2012
by Elizabeth Imbarlina
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decision in US v. Dicristina represents a change in the legal analysis of games of skill, most US states still utilize outdated judicial ...[read more]
August 22, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York 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 wrote in a 120-page judgment that the ...[read more]
January 10, 2012
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Patrick Fleming, Litigation Support Director at the Poker Players Alliance, says that the recent decision by the Department of Justice to permit online non-sports gambling has bolstered the legitimacy of Internet betting, but the gambling landscape remains a patchwork of ...[read more]

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