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 Gaming & Hospitality Practice | May 16, 2018
Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”) is unconstitutional commandeering, a number of states are rushing to pass laws to legalize and regulate sports betting within...Read More
How The Ninth Circuit Big Fish Casino Decision Could Impact Online Free Casino Offerings Across The U.S.
by Gaming & Hospitality Practice | Apr 25, 2018
Virtually every significant gaming operator in the United States has some form of “free to play” online casino offering. Because no purchase is necessary to play (no consideration) and no valuable prizes are offered (i.e., you...Read More
by Gaming & Hospitality Practice | Mar 26, 2018
As the proliferation of casinos continues throughout the country, the valuations they once commanded in property assessments (personal or real) has arguably declined. Newer facilities, or those built in the last 10-15 years,...Read More
by Gaming & Hospitality Practice | Mar 17, 2018
by Jennifer Gaynor, Kate Lowenhar-Fisher, Greg Gemignani, and Jeff Silver On March 5, 2018, Nevada’s Gaming Policy Committee convened briefly to pass a resolution that provides clarity for Nevada gaming licensees regarding the...Read More
by Peter Kulick | Feb 26, 2018
Against all odds, Congress, on a straight party-line vote, enacted the most significant tax reform the U.S. has witnessed in more than 30 years. The tax reform legislation, known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,”...Read More