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Who’s At Fault When 21 Ultramarathoners Die in a Race?

(Editor’s Note: The following is shared from the archives of Sports Litigation Alert, the nation’s leading sports law periodical.) By Jon Heshka, Associate Professor at Thompson Rivers University On May 22, 2021, 21 ultramarathoners died in the world’s single largest mass casualty incident during a race. It occurred in the Yellow River Stone Forest Park…
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell today suspended Calvin Ridley of the Atlanta Falcons indefinitely through at least the conclusion of the 2022 season for betting on NFL games in the 2021 season. The activity took place during a five-day period in late November 2021 while Ridley was not with the team and was away from the club’s…
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Sports Litigation Alert Reports on the Full Breadth of the Sports Law Industry with Timely, Insightful Articles in Last Two Issues

Beneficiaries of the Alert include both the private sector and higher education, where professors use the Alert with thousands of sports law students. As Hackney Publications closes in on the completion of its 18th year of publishing Sports Litigation Alert, publisher Holt Hackney is especially proud of the last two issues. “We’re touching on every…
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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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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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