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Rooting for Your College Team Is a Given…But Betting on Them Is a Whole Other Ballgame

(The following piece was written by Law Professor Ellen M. Zavian, with research assistance from Brandon Martinez Gonzalez, GW Law 1L. Professor Zavian is the Editor in Chief of My Legal Bookie, a periodical produced by Hackney Publications.) A friend of mine, Brandon, is a University of Virginia (UV) law student, and he is talking…
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More Than 33 Million Americans To Bet on NFL Season

Approximately 13 percent of American adults plan to bet on National Football League (NFL) games this year despite lower enthusiasm from fans in general about the 2020-21 season, according to a new survey from the American Gaming Association (AGA). Of the estimated 33.2 million adults who plan to bet on this NFL season: 20 percent (6.6…
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Latest Issue of My Legal Bookie Chronicles Changing Landscape of Sports Betting

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced today the availability of the summer issue of My Legal Bookie (MLB). Supported by Ifrah Law PLLC, the leading law firm in the legal sports betting industry, the latest issue features the following articles: Professional Sports — Betting on Transparency Barstool CEO Nardini Helps…
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Article Looks at Byproduct of Esports Betting – Cheating

Ellen Zavian, the editor in chief of My Legal Bookie, a newsletter that provides news and analysis about the legal sports betting industry, recently wrote an insightful piece about how cheating has become a byproduct of esports betting for the Washington Post. Zavian wrote that “unlike traditional sports where a player’s intention to throw a…
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Hackney Publications and Ifrah Law Launch MyLegalBookie, a timely newsletter reporting on the Legal Sports Betting Industry

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, has announced that Ifrah Law (Ifrah) will be the sponsor of MyLegalBookie, a quarterly electronic newsletter, which will be complimentary to those that subscribe. MyLegalBookie will provide insights into the legal side of online gaming and sports betting industries like no publication has before with…
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Gibson Dunn Launches Betting and Gaming Practice

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has announced a new practice group focused on betting and gaming. This multi-discipline and multi-jurisdictional practice group will handle complex litigation, regulation and compliance, and corporate and real estate transactions. The new Betting and Gaming Practice Group is led by London partner Jonathan Earle, Los Angeles partner Kevin Masuda, and…
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