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The Impact of PASPA’s Repeal on Sports Betting

1000 648 David Hoppe

It has been nearly three years since the US Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Provision Act of 1992 (PASPA), which made it illegal for states (Nevada…

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UK Studies May Determine Future of Real Money Gaming

1000 648 David Hoppe

Early in 2020, the British government introduced sweeping reforms to regulate real money games in the UK. Deeming existing laws to be antiquated and unsuitable for the digital age, the…

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Native American Casinos and the Shifting Gaming Landscape

1000 648 David Hoppe

Native Americans have been mistreated and subjugated for generations. First, they were enslaved and abused by European settlers. Then, government representatives from the United States and Canada violated their rights…

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Would a Biden Administration Seek to Regulate Video Game Violence?

1000 648 David Hoppe

Parents, educators, psychologists, politicians, and creators long have debated the effects of violent movies, television, and other forms of entertainment. Many popular video games, for example, challenge players to kill…

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Epic v. Apple update

Ruling Maintains Epic v. Apple Status Quo for Trial

1000 648 David Hoppe

As expected, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has ruled on Epic’s motion for a preliminary injunction as she did on the temporary restraining order last month, maintaining for now the status…

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ESIC Bans Counter-Strike Coaches in Cheating Probe

1000 648 David Hoppe

The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has issued sanctions against 37 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) coaches, banning them from tournament play for five to 36 months. According to the announcement, the…

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EA Takes Heat for Advertising FIFA Loot Boxes in Kids’ Catalog

1000 648 David Hoppe

Some gamers and parents were distressed to find an EA advertisement for FIFA loot boxes in a UK toy catalog. The advert was placed in an in-store catalog for Smyths…

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Epic, Apple Want Judge to Decide Case

1000 648 David Hoppe

In a surprising development, Apple and Epic Games have together declined Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Brown’s suggestion that the Fortnite case be decided by a jury. The parties apparently disagreed with…

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Monday’s Hearing May Foreshadow Epic v. Apple Outcome

1000 648 David Hoppe

Monday’s hearing in the ongoing battle of Epic Games v. Apple gives the court a second opportunity to consider Apple’s request to block App Store access to Epic’s Unreal Engine…

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Microsoft Buys Bethesda in Massive Deal Worth $7.5 Billion

1000 648 David Hoppe

In one of the biggest gaming acquisitions of all time, Microsoft is acquiring ZeniMax Media, Bethesda’s parent company, for $7.5 billion. Bethesda is the studio behind several of gaming’s best-selling…

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