Tag Archives: Supreme Court
- Will the Supreme Court give gambling back to the States?
July 11, 2017
The post originally appears on http://www.gamblingandthelaw.com/ and we republished with permission. Should betting on sports, or any other form of gambling, be legal? The first question is: Who decides? Until a few decades ago, no one would have thought the decision-maker was the federal government. In fact, for the first...
- Philippine Supreme Court strikes down gambling corporate tax
September 6, 2016
Bloomberry boss Enrique Razon may now heave a sigh of relief after the Philippine Supreme Court (SC) has pulled out the corporate income tax stake that the government has driven through the heart of his casino business in 2014. In a decision dated August 10, 2016 but was only released...
- Supreme Court declines to hear New Jersey sports betting appeal
June 23, 2014
UPDATE: Gov. Christie's comments and text of Lesniak's new legislation added at bottom of article. The US Supreme Court will not hear New Jersey’s appeal of lower court decisions blocking the state from offering legal sports betting. The nine Justices met on Friday to ponder which cases were worthy and/or...
- Glen Cobb indicted for illegal bookmaking; New Jersey’s final plea to Supreme Court
June 5, 2014
A federal grand jury has indicted Nevada sports bettor Glen Cobb, his octogenarian parents and his 31-year-old daughter on charges of illegal bookmaking and structuring financial transactions in a bid to avoid federal reporting requirements. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the nine-page indictment was handed down on Tuesday as...
- New Jersey to learn if Supreme Court will hear sports bet case by June 23
May 29, 2014
New Jersey will learn next month whether the US Supreme Court will consider its quest for legal sports betting. The SCOTUS blog that tracks the Court’s activities noted the addition of the New Jersey case to the Court’s conference schedule for June 19. The conference is the forum in which...
- DOJ, sports leagues say New Jersey blew its shot at legal sports betting
May 15, 2014
Oh, the irony. Shortly before the issuing of a report that said match fixing is largely the result of governments preventing legal sports betting, the US Department of Justice, the NCAA and four pro sports leagues filed their arguments aimed at convincing the US Supreme Court to block New Jersey...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
US says North Korea culprit behind Bangladeshi bank heist
March 23, 2017