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What All Lawyers Must Know About Fantasy Sports Gambling

Understand the hype and the legalities associated with fantasy sports gambling sites.

There is a recent proliferation of ads for fantasy sports leagues offering the potential to win millions of dollars. Isn't this gambling and how can companies operate these websites and not run afoul of the law? This topic will answer the questions on everyone's minds concerning fantasy sports leagues. Learn the legal basis for the operation of these leagues, as well as the basics concerning the differences between games of chance and games of skill to help you understanding the crux of the current debate on whether these leagues are operating legally. You'll also be kept abreast of the latest developments in this rapidly changing field and learn different options for operating legal fantasy sports leagues.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

History of Fantasy Sports Leagues

  • How Do They Work?
  • Biggest Leagues: FanDuel┬« and DraftKings┬«

Legal Framework

  • Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA)
  • State Lottery and Gambling Laws

Skill vs. Chance

  • Traditional Elements and Theories
  • How Does This Apply to Fantasy Sports Leagues

Problems

  • What States Are Voided and Why
  • State Enforcement Actions
  • Class Actions

The Future of Fantasy Sports Leagues

  • Pending and Contemplated Legislation and Investigations
  • Options for the (Legal) Continuation of Fantasy Sports Leagues
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This course was last revised on December 27, 2017.

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Rob Laplaca

Rob Laplaca

Verrill Dana, LLP

  • Partner in the office of Verrill Dana, LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of promotion marketing law, including cause marketing, sweepstakes and contests
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous promotion marketing issues, including commercial co-ventures
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of promotion marketing law
  • J.D. degree, Brooklyn Law School; B.A. degree, Columbia University
  • Member of the ANA Business Marketing Association
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], 203-222-3110 or www.youmightbeawinner.com
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Product ID: 401790
Published 2017
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