Fantasy Sports: The Noose Tightens in California

This week the United States District Court in Los Angeles dealt a blow to fantasy sports contests when the Court held that the payment of an entry fee in a fantasy contest constituted a wager, basing its analysis on California gambling cases including one involving poker.  (Los Angeles Turf Club et al. v. Horse Racing […]

Trump v. California, and California Gambling Policy

There is one overriding dynamic right now in California legislation and politics: the war with Donald Trump.  From climate change and fuel economy standards, to immigration and sanctuary status, health care, gun control and labor laws, the Trump Administration and the State of California are going to war.  Even before Donald Trump was sworn in, […]