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What Are The Odds?
Transcript of What Are The Odds?
Brief History of Online Piracy
Enforcement in the U.S.
Licensing Case Study in Nevada
A Brief History of Gaming Enforcement in the US
ABA White Collar Crime Institute 2013, Las Vegas, NV
What Are The Odds?
Procedural Hurdles - Extradition
- Extradition treaties
- Dual Criminality
Substantive Hurdles – Unresolved Questions of Federal and State Law
What activities are subject to the US Illegal Gambling Business Act After DiCristina?
1998 - 2006 : Public Companies Come To Dominate
2007 - 2011: Private Companies Fill The Void
2012 - ?: Federalism at its Finest?
Assistant United States
IS A GAME OF
OPEN FOR INTRASTATE PLAY:
Goldstein & Russell,
Special Counsel at Robinson,
Waters & O’Dorisio, P.C.
Nevada Gaming Control Board
United States v. Dicristina, No. 11-cr-414, 2012 WL 3573895 (E.D.N.Y. Aug. 21, 2012), appeal docketed, No. 12-3720 (2d Cir. Sept. 19, 2012)
How is “gambling” defined under the IGBA?
Skill v. chance: does peer-to-peer poker fall within the IGBA’s definition?
If so, is the activity proscribed under state law?
Awaiting the Second Circuit’s decision on appeal
Relevant Federal Statutes
Interstate Gaming Compacts
Isn’t Money Enough?
Non-Criminal Alternatives –
Criminal Copyright Infringement--
17 U.S.C. § 506(a)and 18 U.S.C. § 2319
Notable Case: U.S. v. Cabrera, et al. 2:09-cr-00173 (D. Nv.)
Three Eras of Internet Gambling
in the United States