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New York DFS Ruling Undercuts Legal Justification in Online Poker Bill
New York DFS Ruling Undercuts Legal Justification in Online Poker Bill

An appellate court decision that declares an element of skill is insufficient to legalize DFS raises questions over the constitutionality of legalizing internet poker.


US Supreme Court Decides Against Hearing Dicristina Appeal
US Supreme Court Decides Against Hearing Dicristina Appeal

The US Supreme Court has decided that the Dicristina case does not merit being placed on its docket. The court looks at…


US Supreme Court Decision on Dicristina Review Expected Friday
US Supreme Court Decision on Dicristina Review Expected Friday

On Friday the US Supreme Court will announce whether it has decided to examine the Dicristina case, and therefore issue…


DiCristina Poker Case Referred to US Supreme Court
DiCristina Poker Case Referred to US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has been asked to review the DiCristina case on the basis of two important points of law.


Appellate Court Reverses DiCristina Acquittal
Appellate Court Reverses DiCristina Acquittal

Poker skill game argument is deemed irrelevant.


Oral Arguments Heard for DiCristina Appeal
Oral Arguments Heard for DiCristina Appeal

The US Second Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on Wednesday that could be instrumental in the future of…


Multiple Amicus Briefs Filed in Dicristina Appeal
Multiple Amicus Briefs Filed in Dicristina Appeal

The argument that poker is a skill game continues to progress through the US judicial system.


Lederer, DOJ Continue Sparring Match over Dicristina Impact
Lederer, DOJ Continue Sparring Match over Dicristina Impact

The Lederer camp responds in a continued attempt to persuade Judge Sand to at least discuss the EDNY ruling.


The DOJ Rejects Lederer's Reliance on US v Dicristina
The DOJ Rejects Lederer’s Reliance on US v Dicristina

Attorneys for the office of Preet Bharara, the US District Attorney for the Southern District of New Your (SDNY) who…


Lederer Asks Judge to Consider Impact of Dicristina "Game of Skill" Ruling
Lederer Asks Judge to Consider Impact of Dicristina “Game of Skill” Ruling

If poker is not considered illegal gambling under the IGBA, lawyer argues, then the core of the government’s allegations “have no legal basis.”


Inside the US v Dicristina Ruling: Separating Fact from Fluff
Inside the US v Dicristina Ruling: Separating Fact from Fluff

Last week’s decision in the case of United States v Dicristina declaring poker to be a game of skill has many…


US District Court Judge Rules Poker is a Game of Skill
US District Court Judge Rules Poker is a Game of Skill

Though still illegal under New York state law, poker is not considered gambling under the Illegal Gambling Business Act (IGBA), rules US Federal Judge.