De-coding the congressional and state-by-state path of sports betting in the USA

5th April 2017

The webinar "De-coding the congressional and state-by-state path of sports betting in the USA" took place on the 5th April 2017 at 17:00 BST.

As we see growing support for regulated sports betting in the USA, our expert Dan Wallach, Shareholder, Becker & Poliakof, focused on the political timelines, state-by-state positioning and challenges to this becoming a reality.

Key discussion points:

  • Can we predict the congressional path which sports betting will take?
  • Who are the key stakeholders and challengers to this becoming reality?
  • How are the different states positioned?
  • What needs to happen next? 



Daniel Wallach
Becker & Poliakoff
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Mr. Wallach is a leading U.S. authority on gaming law and sports law, and has counseled professional sports teams, fantasy sports operators, casinos, racetracks, sports betting companies, and other gaming industry participants on a wide spectrum of gaming-related matters. He is one of the leading voices in the emerging area of sports gambling law, and is frequently quoted for his insights on sports betting and daily fantasy sports legal issues by major U.S. media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC, and C-Span.