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The Arcade “2.0” is a recognition that the simple legal issues that once walked hand-in-hand with a traditional video arcade have now been displaced by sophisticated, complex legal issues ranging from patenting the algorithms that allow video games to operate, attempted regulation by State legislatures of gaming content that is protected speech under the First Amendment, to money laundering by using virtual currency.

Principles of Federalism Are At Play In Fantasy Sports

Ian Ball Thursday, 31 March 2016
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Although the undisputed leaders of the daily fantasy sports industry, DraftKings and FanDuel, routinely compete against one another to acquire participants for their respective daily fantasy sports contests, they now find themselves on the same team in a different fight: the obstacles of federalism. Each state has differing regulations concerning the operation of daily fantasy sports within their borders. Due to the heightened scrutiny now on daily fantasy sports following legal action by the Ne...
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