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What We Are Giving Up For Lent
Today is Ash Wednesday and begins the 40 days (not counting Sundays) of Lent. Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word for Spring.
United States
14 Mar 2019
Post-BMS Winning Streak Continues In Essure Litigation In The Eastern District Of Missouri
These days, when the subject turns to victorious Philadelphia sports teams, most people think green, and "fly" and "Philly Special." But we are not most people.
United States
16 Aug 2018
A Straight-Up Victory For States Rights In Regulating Sports Betting
On May 14, 2018 the Supreme Court of the United States released its decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association.
United States
17 May 2018
SCOTUS Grants Review of Federal Ban on Sports Gambling
In one of its final acts of the October 2016 term, the Supreme Court of the United States recently agreed to hear a New Jersey challenge to the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act ("PAPSA"), a federal statute banning states from authorizing and regulating gambling on sporting events.
United States
19 Jul 2017
Advertiser Fined By FCC For Use Of Emergency Tones In Football Ads
The FCC entered into a settlement late last month with TEGNA, Inc. for $55,000. The case erupted after TEGNA used Emergency Alert System tones in its television ad promoting the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL team.
United States
26 Jun 2017
Vermont Legislature Passes Fantasy Sports Bill
Approximately 80,000 residents in Vermont currently participate in DFS contests—a number expected to increase as these contests grow in popularity not only in Vermont but throughout the country.
United States
26 Jun 2017
Color Run Sues Competitive Race for Trademark Infringement
Running-event company The Color Run, LLC filed suit last week against rival company My School Color Run, LLC for willful trademark infringement, unfair competition, and false designation of origin.
United States
13 Jun 2017
Three States Introduce Bills To Legalize Sports Betting While SCOTUS Decides Whether To Hear Suit Challenging Existing Federal Ban
As the Supreme Court weighs whether to hear a New Jersey challenge to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act ("PAPSA") – a 1992 federal law that banned sports wagering in all states where it was not already in existence – legislators in New York, Michigan, and South Carolina have introduced legislation seeking to legalize sports betting in their states.
United States
2 Feb 2017
States Act to Regulate Fantasy Sports
In attempts to lessen the uncertainty that still surrounds the legality of fantasy sports, Maryland and Florida introduced measures to clarify the rules of the road for the likes of DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc.
United States
14 Jan 2017
Big Leaguers: Daily Fantasy Sports Scores Major Legislative Victory In New York
From the Stanley Cup to the NBA Championship, there were some major sports victories these last few weeks.
United States
24 Jun 2016
Tom Brady's Suspension Reinstated, So What Are The Potential Massachusetts Tax Consequences?
Deflategate and the NFL's suspension of quarterback Tom Brady for 4 games has been the NFL's biggest news story of the past two years.
United States
27 Apr 2016
Did Virginia Save The Daily Fantasy Sports Industry?
Though there aren't many $2 bills in circulation anymore, Thomas Jefferson's beloved Virginia just made spending money on daily fantasy sports ("DFS") contests legal.
United States
17 Mar 2016
Reminder: Ad Campaign Featuring Current Olympians Must Be Filed With The USOC By January 27, 2016
If you are planning to use a Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete in a U.S.-based advertising campaign that will run between 24 July and 24 August 2016, then you must submit your campaign to the USOC...
United States
27 Jan 2016
Just A Fantasy? Toeing The Line Between Fantasy Sports And Illegal Online Sports Betting
But there are other leagues garnering increased attention as the crisp air rolls in.
United States
24 Sep 2015
Judge Puts Brady Back In The Game
New England Patriots' fans can thank U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman if and when they see NFL quarterback Tom Brady suiting up next Thursday for the Patriots' season opener.
United States
8 Sep 2015
Social Media Advertisers Focus On Staying Inbounds At Super Bowl
In a recent article published in Bloomberg BNA’s Electronic Commerce & Law Report, Stacy Marcus discusses celebrity endorsements, FTC disclosures and other issues that social media marketers need to consider.
United States
5 Feb 2015
Useless But Compelling Facts - July 2014 Answer
Earlier this week, recognizing the FIFA World Cup fever sweeping the globe, we asked you to tell us how many "own" goals have been scored thus far in World Cup history.
United States
14 Jul 2014
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