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Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Present at Esports Business Summit October 18-20 in Las Vegas

Attorneys for Greenberg Traurig, one of the more active law firms in the Esports space will present at the upcoming Esports Business Summit October 18-20 in Las Vegas on the topic of “The Elephant in the Room: Can Esports teams become viable commercial enterprises?” The panel discussion begins on Wednesday, October 20, at 1:15 p.m.…
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Webinar Examines the ‘Dos and Don’ts of Advertising in iGaming’

IDEA, the voice of the online gaming and betting industries in the U.S., will host one of its “Power Lunch” webinars on September 13 at noon EST, addressing the “Dos and Don’ts of Advertising in iGaming.” The webinar, which lasts one hour, will “explore one of the central challenges of successful iGaming and sports betting…
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More than 100 Sports Law Professors Now Use Sports Litigation Alert in the Classroom

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced last month that new tools have been  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. Shortly thereafter, several…
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Allied Esports and NASCAR Announce Gaming Truck Event Tour

Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company and a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE), and NASCAR today announced an event tour that will bring gaming activations to racing fans in 2021. The Allied Esports Truck, North America’s first and only 18-wheel gaming truck, will make seven stops at NASCAR Cup Series race…
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Insights from Foley’s Webinar on Media, Digital, Broadcast and the Olympics

One hundred years ago this summer, we effectively celebrated the birth of sports media when Jack Dempsey knocked out France’s Georges Carpentier in Jersey City – marking the first multimillion-dollar boxing match, but also the first sporting event broadcasted on national radio. Some say this is the birth of sports media, and over the past…
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Greenberg Traurig Team Secures Sale for Kansas City Pioneers LLC to Shopify Rebellion and Helps Close Major Player Signings

Greenberg Traurig, LLP has advised the Kansas City Pioneers LLC, an emerging esports organization, on several fundraising, sponsorship, employment, corporate, and team-property acquisition and divestiture matters. Most recently, the firm supported the Pioneers in the sale of its previous Rocket League team to Shopify Rebellion, owned by the billion-dollar e-commerce company Shopify, Inc. The Greenberg…
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Ifrah Law Separates Itself Out as the Preferred Law Firm for Clients Involved in Sports Betting

Within the past few years, the landscape and public opinion regarding legal gambling has vastly shifted.  The Ifrah Law team got ahead of this trend and is well versed in guiding clients in various gaming verticals through the online gaming and sports betting industry’s business, legal requirements, and government relations.  Whether helping clients with licensing…
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Esports Entertainment Group Named Official Esports Tournament Provider of the New York Rangers

The New York Rangers have announced a marketing partnership with Esports Entertainment Group Inc. (EEG), naming the esports company their Official esports tournament provider, beginning on July 1. As part of this relationship, EEG will operate three Rangers-themed esports tournaments utilizing its Esports Gaming League brand and platform. EEG will work with the Rangers organization…
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Sports Lawyers Association Announces Virtual Conference – SLA 2.0: Innovation During a Time of Change

The Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) has announced its 2021 conference as a fully virtual event that is scheduled for May 17-21. Here’s a glimpse of what attendees can expect: Pre-conference events, including Meet the Presidents: Past, Present, and Future and the annual Women in the SLA gathering Dynamic speaker lineups featuring some of the top…
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Hackney Publications Recognizes Sports Law Profession with ‘100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About’ Portal

Hackney Publications announced today the launch of “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About,” a portal that serves as a resource for those in need of experienced and capable legal counsel in the sports law arena. The firms are listed alphabetically, an ode to the difficulty in actually ranking such…
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