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Bill C-290 Losing Steam

Bill C-290 is a private member’s bill which would alter the Canadian Criminal Code to allow for provincial lottery corporations to offer single-game sports betting. Despite passing through the House of Commons...more

Gaming Legal News: Volume 8, Number 11

BEYOND THE SLOT MACHINE: NEW BILL DIRECTS NEVADA’S GAMING REGULATORS TO CRAFT REGULATIONS TO ALLOW “HYBRID” GAMES - Nevada is the world’s preeminent gaming destination. Not by chance, but by being a leader in...more

EU: new AML rules approved by the Council of Europe

On 20 April 2015, the Council of Europe adopted its position at the first reading on new rules aimed at preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. This is the part of the final stages of the passage of what will...more

Portugal: new gambling laws approved

Further to the recent developments and discussion on the online gambling and gambling related activities legal framework, the Council of Ministers approved, on 26 February 2015, new gambling regulations....more

Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?  [Video]

July 15, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Scott Greenfield, criminal defense attorney and blogger at Simple Justice, talks with Lee Pacchia about some of the problems he sees in passing laws criminalizing revenge porn. In light of the...more

Bill Introduced in Congress Would Undo DOJ Reinterpretation of Wire Act

The Restoration of America’s Wire Act, H.R. 4301, 113th Cong. (2nd Sess. 2014), S. 2159, 113th Cong. (2nd Sess. 2014) (RAWA), was introduced in Congress on March 26, 2014. The bill amends provisions of the federal criminal...more

U.S.: Draft legislation aimed at prohibiting internet gambling

Over the weekend, a draft of the “Internet Gambling Control Act” surfaced on the internet. This proposed legislation, attributed by industry websites to the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, seeks to expand the scope of...more

Restored to the Notice Paper

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon, who was first elected to the Senate on the back of an anti-poker machine campaign, has accused the Coalition Government of being captive to vested interests in the pokies industry. Senator...more

Global Connection - May 2013: iGaming Update

More than 25 years ago, gaming in the United States faced a conundrum as Indian Tribes and States debated the legality of gambling on tribal lands. The issue culminated in a landmark decision in the United State Supreme...more

New Nevada Bill Would Allow for Interstate Gaming Compacts

A bill has been introduced in the Nevada General Assembly, on behalf of the state’s State Gaming Control Board, that would allow for the state governor to enter into interstate gaming compacts with other states. This...more

N.J. Again Passes Online-Poker Bill; Decision Now in Governor’s Hands

New Jersey could soon become the third state to legalize online gaming within its borders. Its State Senate on December 20, 2012, voted 33-3 to legalize online poker in the state. The General Assembly had previously approved...more

Gaming Legal News - November 8, 2012 • Volume 5, Number 24: The Aftermath Of The U.S. 2012 Election: Is Federal I-Poker...

The final verse has been written for the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election. That verse reads simply as a surprising status quo from the last two years: Barack Obama retains his job in the White House and Congress remains...more

Federal Criminal Lawyer Douglas McNabb of McNabb Associates - News On Current Federal Criminal Cases

June 18, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

June 14, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

June 13, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

June 8, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

June 6, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

June 4, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

May 31, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

May 30, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

May 29, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

The Spring Trial Season: Clemens and Edwards

In case you did not know it, Tom Fox is a big baseball fan (poor Tom roots for the Astros; of course, poor me for rooting for the Nationals). I am sure Tom never thought that Roger Clemens would be denied the Hall of Fame,...more

December 16, 2011 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

Gaming Legal News: October 5, 2011 • Volume 4, Number 30

In this issue: 'Single-Sports Betting in Canada - Amendments Redux' In the February 17, 2011, edition of the Gaming Legal News, we reported that Joe Comartin, a Member of Parliament representing the riding of...more

Has Roger Clemens Hit A Double? The Double Jeopardy Clause and the Clemens Mistrial

U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on July 14, 2011 declared a mistrial in the highly publicized criminal trial of William “Roger” Clemens, a former starting pitcher...more

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