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Red Notice Newsletter - September 2016

Former CEO of Harris Corporation’s Chinese Subsidiary Pays $46,000 to Settle Alleged FCPA Violations; No Charges for Company - On September 13, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a...more

Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2015 Developments and Predictions for 2016

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I. Introduction: Enforcement Trends and Priorities - Among other significant developments, 2015 saw the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ” or the “Department”) document a policy priority of holding individuals...more

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT FOR THE MASSACHUSETTS GAMING COMMISSION: APPLICANT: Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC PRINCIPALS: Joseph...

by Ian Imrich on

Executive Summary: On January 15, 2013, Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC (“Applicant” or “SSR”) filed an application for a Category 1 gaming license with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (“Commission”). The proposed...more

US V. Lawrence DiCristina

US Court of Appeal (2nd Cir.) Opinion Reversing USDC Judge Weinstein (EDNY) re application of Illegal Gambling Business Act (IGBA)...

by Ian Imrich on

US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit: Opinion Reversing US District Court Judge Weinstein (EDNY) re application of Illegal Gambling Business Act (IGBA) to Poker. --- Appeal from an order of the United States...more

Was Lawrence DiCristina found guilty or charged in and by the state of New York for promoting gambling or anything else? (Updated...

by Ian Imrich on

Was Lawrence DiCristina found guilty or charged in and by the state of New York for promoting gambling or anything else? (No, he was charged by US Federal authorities) International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) Discussion...more

US V. Lawrence DiCristina

BRIEF FOR AMICUS CURIAE THE POKER PLAYERS ALLIANCE IN SUPPORT OF APPELLEE AND AFFIRMANCE

by Ian Imrich on

SUMMARY OF THE ARGUMENT in Poker Player's Alliance (PPA) Amicus Curiae Brief: Poker is an American tradition and a game of skill. Invented in the United States approximately two centuries ago, the game has always been...more

Nevada SB 346 (SEN BROWER): AN ACT relating to gaming; revising provisions governing the acceptance of certain wagers by a...

by Ian Imrich on

Legislative Counsel’s Digest: Under existing law, the Nevada Gaming Commission and the State Gaming Control Board are required to perform various acts relating to the regulation and control of gaming. (NRS 463.140)...more

Amnesty for Armstrong? Lessons for the Compliance Practitioner

by Thomas Fox on

The Lance Armstrong saga continues to provide many lessons for the compliance practitioner. A recent article on ESPN.com, entitled “Lance calls for amnesty program”, reported that Armstrong has come out in favor of those who...more

ASSEMBLY SUBSTITUTE (Proposed by Assemblyman Burzichelli) FOR ASSEMBLY, No. 2578 (1R) STATE OF NEW JERSEY draft bill re Internet...

by Ian Imrich on

New Jersey Internet Gaming Draft Bill -- Sponsored by Assemblymen BURZICHELLI, PRIETO, and RAMOS, JR. "AN ACT authorizing Internet gaming at Atlantic City casinos under certain circumstances and amending and supplementing...more

USA v. Poker Stars et. al. (Chris Ferguson)

Defense Request for Status Conference re DiChristina case poker ruling

by Ian Imrich on

[Defense Request for Status Conference in USA v. PokerStars (Lederer, Ferguson, Furst) SDNY civil forfeiture proceedings:] We represent claimant and defendant Howard Lederer in connection with the referenced case. Mr....more

United States v. Lawrence DiCristina

Court Memorandum, Order, and Judgment

by Ian Imrich on

Since games run by the defendant’s business must constitute “gambling” as defined by the IGBA, it must be determined whether poker falls under that definition of gambling. As noted above, the IGBA defines “gambling” as...more

United States v. Lawrence DiCristina

OPINION

by Ian Imrich on

Key Legal Opinion Holdings: 1. Poker is Predominated By Skill Rather than Chance. 2. Poker is Not Gambling Under IGBA. On December 9, 2011, defendant Lawrence Dicris-tina was charged in a second superseding...more

US v. Elie et. al.

Reply Memo ISO Motion to Dismiss re Bank Fraud

by Ian Imrich on

In an attempt to tell a story that Mr. Elie and the Poker Companies engaged in a conspiracy to deceive banks about voluntary transactions by the banks’ customers, from which the banks profited, the Government makes...more

US v. Campos et. al.

Reply Memo ISO Motion to Dismiss re IGBA / UIGEA

by Ian Imrich on

In both its response to defendants’ argument for dismissal of the UIGEA charges and of the IGBA charges, the government runs from the language of the statute, which, in each case,requires dismissal of the charges...more

Virtual Online Poker Cardrooms: Gambling Under US Federal Law?

by Ian Imrich on

Peer to peer iPoker as conducted on the worldwide internet has received much attention given the ever-increasing popularity of the game across the globe. Questions over the legality of such virtual online poker cardrooms...more

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