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How Pay-To-Win Makes Us Lose: Introducing Minors To Gambling Through Loot Boxes, Kourosh Azin 2020 Boston College Law School

How Pay-To-Win Makes Us Lose: Introducing Minors To Gambling Through Loot Boxes, Kourosh Azin

Boston College Law Review

Loot boxes are a feature in video games where players can acquire virtual goods like weapons, characters, or aesthetic alterations to enhance their gaming experience. Players can earn loot boxes through normal gameplay or purchase them with legal tender. The type and rarity of the rewards are commonly determined by a random number generator, ensuring that the success of acquiring a specific good is based on luck rather than skill. Due to the elements of consideration (wager), luck, and reward in loot box mechanisms mirroring those found in traditional gambling devices, some legislators view loot boxes as a form of ...


Taxation Of Electronic Gaming, Bryan T. Camp 2020 Texas Tech University School of Law

Taxation Of Electronic Gaming, Bryan T. Camp

Washington and Lee Law Review

At a doctrinal level, the subject of this Article is timely. During this time of the coronavirus pandemic, casinos have been closed and large populations have been subject to stay-home orders from local and state authorities. One can reasonably expect a large increase in electronic gaming and thus an increased need for proper consideration of its taxation. This Article argues for a cash-out rule of taxation.

At a deeper level, the subject of this Article is timeless. Tax law is wickedly complex for a reason. This Article explores that complexity using the example of electronic gaming. It grapples with the ...


Merging Sports Gambling And Technology: What’S Really Going To Happen?, Tucker Davison 2020 Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law

Merging Sports Gambling And Technology: What’S Really Going To Happen?, Tucker Davison

Science and Technology Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Safest Bet: A Comprehensive Review Of The Fall Of Paspa And The Rise Of Sports Betting, Daniel Boswell 2020 University of Miami Law School

The Safest Bet: A Comprehensive Review Of The Fall Of Paspa And The Rise Of Sports Betting, Daniel Boswell

University of Miami Business Law Review

In May of 2018, the United States Supreme Court held in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association that a federal prohibition on sports gambling was in violation of the anti-commandeering doctrine of the Tenth Amendment. In the wake of the decision, many commentators have opined that the opinion, authored by Justice Alito, may have serious implications on contentious political issues ranging from marijuana legalization to sanctuary cities. While the decision left state legislatures with the authority to permit sports gambling, it did not affirmatively close the door on federal oversight—a topic of much recent debate. This note will explore ...


Massachusetts At The Forefront: How To Protect The Most Vulnerable Group In A Post-Legal Sports Betting World—Ncaa Student-Athletes, Dave Wilson 2020 University of Massachusetts School of Law

Massachusetts At The Forefront: How To Protect The Most Vulnerable Group In A Post-Legal Sports Betting World—Ncaa Student-Athletes, Dave Wilson

University of Massachusetts Law Review

Change is coming to sports gambling in the United States. No longer is it restricted to Nevada casinos or your “friendly” neighborhood sports bookie. The individual states have spoken, with state after state passing legislation authorizing legalized sports betting. It is clear that there is an appetite for legal sports gambling in this country. But how did we get here? And what will the ramifications be? This Note first analyzes the keystone sports gambling case, Murphy v. NCAA, and its impact on the destruction of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which was commonly viewed as a federal ban ...


Esports, Player Positions, And The Benefits Of Unionization, Roshan Patel 2020 Duke University School of Law

Esports, Player Positions, And The Benefits Of Unionization, Roshan Patel

Duke Law & Technology Review

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The Federalism Jackpot In Murphy V. Ncaa: Going All In On Anti-Commandeering Fails To Protect The Vulnerable, Erik Shannon 2020 Mitchell Hamline School of Law

The Federalism Jackpot In Murphy V. Ncaa: Going All In On Anti-Commandeering Fails To Protect The Vulnerable, Erik Shannon

Mitchell Hamline Law Journal of Public Policy and Practice

No abstract provided.


Regulated Sports Betting: A Nevada Perspective, Becky Harris 2020 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Regulated Sports Betting: A Nevada Perspective, Becky Harris

International Gaming Institute Faculty Publications

This article discusses the impact Nevada has had on legal regulated sports betting for the past seventy years. First, an overview and history of Nevada's sport betting regulatory framework will be presented; and, second, lessons learned and issues to consider for states wishing to embark on legalized regulated sports betting such as, integrity, why states and not the federal government should regulate sports betting, how tax rates and fees impact the legal and illegal markets, why technology is critical component of legal sports wagering, why multiple avenues for consumer protection are essential, and finally how cooperation among all stakeholders ...


Case Law On American Indians August 2018-2019, Thomas P. Schlosser 2019 Seattle University School of Law

Case Law On American Indians August 2018-2019, Thomas P. Schlosser

American Indian Law Journal

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High Stakes: Throwing A Hail Mary To Congress For A Federal Ban On Sports Betting In College Athletics, Kaitlyn Kallert 2019 Brooklyn Law School

High Stakes: Throwing A Hail Mary To Congress For A Federal Ban On Sports Betting In College Athletics, Kaitlyn Kallert

Journal of Law and Policy

The Supreme Court’s 2018 decision overruling the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’s (“PASPA”) federal prohibition on sports betting as unconstitutional under the Tenth Amendment has cleared the way for states to legalize sports gambling, which, in turn, has proven a controversial subject. Supporters of state legalization of sports gambling “argue that legalization will generate revenue for states and critically weaken illegal sports betting operations, which are often commissioned by organized crime.” However, as the Supreme Court notes, opponents contend that the legalization of sports betting will expose America’s youth to accessible gambling, “encourage people of modest ...


Talking About Casino Gambling: Community Voices From Boston Chinatown, Carolyn Wong, Giles Li 2019 University of Massachusetts Boston

Talking About Casino Gambling: Community Voices From Boston Chinatown, Carolyn Wong, Giles Li

Institute for Asian American Studies Publications

This pilot study examined the casino gambling practices of residents and workers in Boston Chinatown. Our aim was to learn about the trajectory and life context of individual participants’ gambling activity, including how individual participants describe their motivation, nature and frequency of gambling, and its effects on self and family. The research was conducted by a university based research team in partnership with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, and with the assistance of the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling.

The stories told by our participants illustrate multiple and overlapping risk factors for problem gambling. Our conceptual approach took into account ...


Copyrighting Experiences: How Copyright Law Applies To Virtual Reality Programs, Alexis Dunne 2019 Pepperdine University

Copyrighting Experiences: How Copyright Law Applies To Virtual Reality Programs, Alexis Dunne

The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law

This note will attempt to shed light on the question of what kind of protection copyright law affords VR experiences. Part II discusses the nature of VR experiences and their implementation through specifically tailored VR technology. Part III provides an overview of copyright protection, its limitations, and specifically the history of the copyrightability of computer programs. Parts IV and V outline case law relevant to the discussion of the copyrightability of different types of VR experiences and how that case law similarly or dissimilarly apply to the protection of VR experiences. Part IV focuses on protecting VR experiences as a ...


Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review 2019 Seattle University School of Law

Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review

Seattle University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Hedge Your Bets: How The Legalization Of Sports Betting Could Be The Downfall Of Intercollegiate Sports, Haley M. Robb 2019 West Virginia University College of Law

Hedge Your Bets: How The Legalization Of Sports Betting Could Be The Downfall Of Intercollegiate Sports, Haley M. Robb

West Virginia Law Review

No abstract provided.


Nipped In The Budd? Assessing The Wisdom Of The Gambling Review Body’S Recommendations In Relation To Problem Gambling, Daniel Waugh, Tom Grant 2019 Regulus Partners

Nipped In The Budd? Assessing The Wisdom Of The Gambling Review Body’S Recommendations In Relation To Problem Gambling, Daniel Waugh, Tom Grant

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

The convening of the Gambling Review Body (the ‘Review Body’), between 2000 and 2001 was the most recent attempt by the British Government to consider fully policy objectives for the operation of its licensed gambling market. It followed in a tradition of comprehensive Government-sponsored reviews of gambling (carried out in the twentieth century by Royal Commissions) approximately every 20 to 25 years. The publication of its report in 2001 had a strong influence on the drafting of the Gambling Act 2005 (the ‘2005 Act’), Britain’s principal piece of gambling legislation.

In 2019, Britain’s gambling laws are under review ...


Tribal Sovereignty And Online Gaming: Fantasy Sports Offer Tribes What Other Games Do Not, Cody Wilson 2019 Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law

Tribal Sovereignty And Online Gaming: Fantasy Sports Offer Tribes What Other Games Do Not, Cody Wilson

SMU Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Global Analysis Into Loot Boxes: Is It "Virtually" Gambling?, Kevin Liu 2019 University of Washington School of Law

A Global Analysis Into Loot Boxes: Is It "Virtually" Gambling?, Kevin Liu

Washington International Law Journal

The video game industry has expanded rapidly in recent years by implementing a microtransaction business model and expanding to a new market of mobile gaming. However, the introduction of loot boxes has been controversial; similar to gambling, gamers pay real money for a randomized microtransaction for a chance to win a random virtual prize of perceived value. Additionally, the items won from these loot boxes, such as cosmetic skins, can potentially be used to bet on other games of chance or even on the outcomes of competitive esports games. With the ease of online payments, the use of manipulative operant ...


Passing The Ball: The United States Supreme Court Strikes Down Paspa And Throws Sports Gambling Back To State Legislatures, Hunter M. Haines 2019 University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Passing The Ball: The United States Supreme Court Strikes Down Paspa And Throws Sports Gambling Back To State Legislatures, Hunter M. Haines

Maryland Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Oral History Of Virginia Mcdowell, UNLV Gaming Law Journal, University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

The Oral History Of Virginia Mcdowell, Unlv Gaming Law Journal, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School Of Law

UNLV Gaming Law Journal

Virginia McDowell, at the time, was the only female to serve as CEO and President of a large, publicly-traded gaming operation from 2007 until her retirement from Isle of Capri Casinos in April 2016. Leveraging her thirty-five years of casino experience, Ms. McDowell co-founded Global Gaming Women, a non-profit that serves to support, inspire and influence the development of women in the gaming industry through education and mentoring. Today, Ms. McDowell serves on various boards and is often a keynote speaker, moderator or panelist at universities, civic organizations and charitable organizations and major industry conferences.


Gambling Addiction: Increasing The Effectiveness And Popularity Of Problem Gambling Diversion In Nevada Courts, Kimber Laux 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Gambling Addiction: Increasing The Effectiveness And Popularity Of Problem Gambling Diversion In Nevada Courts, Kimber Laux

UNLV Gaming Law Journal

No abstract provided.


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