In a time when expediency is necessary to secure the future of a gaming company, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has made available certain options that expedite the examination and process of patent...
by Brenda Roubidoux Taylor | May 29, 2019
Sometimes obscured within the purchase agreement for a casino are liabilities amounting to several hundred thousand dollars, depending on the deal. The liabilities arise from progressive slot machines, progressive table games,...Read More
Gaming Advertising Fines and Bans: How Might Recent Increases in Restrictions on Gaming Advertisements Across the Globe Impact Gaming Advertising in North America?
by Jennifer Gaynor | May 22, 2019
Recent months have seen a noticeable uptick in news about gaming advertising bans and restrictions across the globe. A few examples: In the K., a “whistle-to-whistle” advertising ban is set to be introduced at the start of the...Read More
by Jennifer Gaynor | Mar 26, 2019
It has been a rollercoaster of a year for Nevada gaming regulators, with multiple changes at the Nevada Gaming Control Board (“Board”) and Nevada Gaming Commission (“Commission”), including the appointment of a new Chair of the...Read More
by Greg Gemignani | Jan 17, 2019
On January 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a new opinion memorandum from the Office of Legal Counsel (“OLC”) regarding its interpretation of the Federal Wire Act. The Federal Wire Act is a federal...Read More
by Jeff Silver | Nov 6, 2018
In “Back to the Future, Part 2,” the Old Biff Tannen gives “The Grays Sports Almanac” to his 1955 alter ego. The book contained all of the statistics one would need to place winning wagers on events that would occur in the...Read More
by Michael Lipton | Aug 22, 2018
In July 2018, the Superior Court of Québec held that the Québec government’s controversial attempt to force Internet service providers (“ISP”s) to block certain iGaming sites is unconstitutional. By way of background, on May 17,...Read More