Tag Archives: Supreme Court
- The coming crash of the eSports Skins market
October 18, 2017
The post originally appears on http://www.gamblingandthelaw.com/ and we republished with permission. At its most exciting, eSports is an arena bursting with screaming fans, watching, and betting, as teams compete in video war games projected on giant screens. Fans place their bets, legal or illegal, with their cell phones. Some bet various forms...
- Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017
The post originally appears on http://www.gamblingandthelaw.com/ and we republished with permission. The real goal is regulation, and saving eSports from itself. Betting on other people playing video games is different from betting on other people playing football, in one major respect: The National Football League oversees the game to the point where...
- Supreme Court will hear NJ Sports Betting case
October 16, 2017
The post originally appears on http://www.gamblingandthelaw.com/ and we republished with permission. The Supreme Court hears less than 0.001% of decisions from the federal circuit courts of appeal. So, why the New Jersey sports betting case? The dispute involves somewhat complicated language of a relatively unimportant federal statute – the Professional and Amateur...
- US Supreme Court to hear sports betting oral arguments on Dec. 4
October 6, 2017
US sports betting fans got an early Christmas present on Friday as the Supreme Court set a December date for New Jersey’s appeal of the nation's federal betting ban. On Friday, Washington Post reporter Robert Parnes broke the news that the Court had updated its calendar to include a December...
- 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...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017