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Esports Law Show with Ellen Zavian Posts Episode Featuring Fanatics Executive

The Esports Law Show, hosted by Ellen M. Zavian, has posted a new episode, featuring attorney Edward Gregory, the Marketing Lead at Fanatics. Gregory speaks with Zavian about “Pitting Brands and Understanding Brand Rivalries in the world of Esports.” The Esports Law Show is described as the place where sports, law, and business merge in…
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DraftKings Submits Superior Proposal to Acquire PointsBet’s U.S. Business

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (“DraftKings”) has announced that it has delivered a letter to both the Non-Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PointsBet Holdings Ltd. (“PointsBet”) “setting forth an indicative offer to acquire” PointsBet’s U.S. business in an all-cash transaction with a purchase price of $195 million (the “Proposed Transaction”). DraftKings’ proposal represents a…
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Sports Law Expert Podcast Interviews Power & Cronin’s Jared Vasiliauskas

Hackney Publications announced today that Jared P. Vasiliauskas, a sports lawyer and partner at Power & Cronin, is the featured guest on the Sports Law Expert Podcast. The podcast segment can be heard here:–of-Power–Cronin-e23jnt7 Vasiliauskas focuses his practice in the areas of Business, Labor/Employment and Sports Law. With regard to the latter, he has…
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Stinson’s Sports Lawyer Aalok Sharma Talks Esports in Minnesota Lawyer

Stinson LLP Partner Aalok Sharma is featured in a recent Minnesota Lawyer article, “Breaking the Ice: Sports entertainment practice ‘doesn’t feel like work.’” The article highlights Sharma’s legal practice, including the unique and challenging aspects of his work. “People think esports is just electronic sports. It’s a discrete issue within my entire practice, which is what I would call…
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Latest Issue of Sports Litigation Alert Touches on FTX, NIL, Coaching Contracts, Harvard Lawsuit and Many, Many Other Current Developments in Sports Law

Hackney Publications announced today that it was making its latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert, published on February 24, 2023, the new sample issue on the site, a reflection of the issue’s “strength,” according to Editor and Publisher Holt Hackney. “We pride ourselves on providing provocative insight and thought leadership on the sports law issues…
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Esports Law Show Features William Dever of Harena Data in Latest Segment

The Esports Law Show (Podcast), hosted by sports law attorney Ellen Zavian, has posted its latest segment, featuring William Dever, the co-founder of Harena Data. Harena Data is a leading esports community aggregator, which affiliates with traditional sports organizations to build esports communities. The segment can be heard at  

Disgruntled Fantasy Football Player Sues DraftKings

(The following is shared from Sports Litigation Alert, the nation’s leading sports law periodical. The Alert publishes 24 times a year, and features five case summaries and eight to 10 articles in each issue. With a subscription, readers have access to an archive of more than 4,000 original case summaries and expert articles, like the one…
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Court Backs Arbitration Ruling in Esports Dispute

(Editor’s note: The following is shared from Hackney Publications’ Esports and the Law, a quarterly newsletter that is complimentary for participants in the Esports and video gaming industry. Subscriptions are available here. Each issue features nine to 12 articles.) By Jared Good FaZe Clan Inc. (hereafter “FaZe Clan”), is one of the most recognizable eSports…
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Esports Law Podcast Publishes with Interview of Leo Bernard, the Chief Technology Officer at Iorys

The highly respected Esports Law Podcast released its latest episode on November 15, which features Leo Bernard, the Chief Technology Officer at Iorys. To listen to the current and future episodes, visit Iorys is a Technology provider company, offering IT Solutions for Banks, Payment & E-Money firms. Bernard, in particular, is in charge of…
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Hackney Publications Introduces Tools that Make Sports Litigation Alert a Powerful Resource in the Sports Law Classroom

hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, has announced new tools are being added to Sports Litigation Alert (Alert), a periodical that has been used in sports law classrooms for more than 15 years, which will make it even more useful for professors and their college students. “There’s a challenge in sports law classes…
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