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Episode 7: The State Of Sports Betting
The views expressed by our guest do not necessarily reflect the views of Thompson Coburn. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal advice.
United States
23 Jul 2019
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Will Florida And New York Let You Change A Sweepstakes After It Starts?
I recently received an unusual request from the sponsor of a sweepstakes. The sponsor was one month into a three-month entry period stated in their sweepstake's rules.
United States
1 Dec 2017
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Can I Change The Rules To My Sweepstakes? 12 Questions You Should Ask
A few months ago, I received a call from the sponsor of a relatively standard sweepstakes. He told me that the sweepstakes had started a month ago and was to continue for another month.
United States
23 Nov 2017
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How Consumers ‘Sweepstakes' Today: There's An App For That
If you're reading this, you probably know that many people consider entering sweepstakes and contests a hobby.
United States
7 Nov 2017
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7 Things You Should Know About Sweepstakes And Contests In Employee Incentive Programs
Four years ago, I wrote an article for this blog about creating in-house incentive contests.
United States
17 Aug 2017
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Be Careful Reselling A Sweepstakes Prize
Shortly after posting my article on sweepstakes winners who didn't want the prize they had won, I noticed several articles about a sweepstakes winner who ran into trouble while trying to resell his prize.
United States
28 Apr 2017
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What To Do When The Winner Of A Sweepstakes Or Contest Wants A Different Prize
What if you offer a sweepstakes and the winner wants to receive only a portion of the prize?
United States
5 Apr 2017
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EA Sports Won't Be Beaten At Its Own Game – Escaping Potential Liability Through Successful § 101 Motion To Dismiss
It has been a long-standing business practice in the video game industry to update sports video game parameters to reflect real-world developments.
United States
10 Oct 2016
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What You Need To Know About The Approximate Retail Value ‘ARV' In Sweepstakes And Contests
Virtually all official rules for sweepstakes or contests in the United States include the Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of each prize.
United States
22 Jul 2016
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EA Sports Won't Be Beaten At Its Own Game – Escaping Potential Liability Through Successful § 101 Motion To Dismiss
It has been a long-standing business practice in the video game industry to update sports video game parameters to reflect real-world developments.
United States
4 Jul 2016
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Five Things You Should Know Before Creating A Contest
As most readers of this blog know, a contest is quite different than a sweepstakes. Sweepstakes are games of chance.
United States
8 Feb 2016
12
Is It A Game Of Chance Or A Game Of Skill?
As most of the readers of this blog already know, a sweepstakes or contest that contains a prize, consideration, and chance may be found to be an illegal form of gambling in most states.
United States
2 Dec 2015
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Department Of Justice Penalizes Ironman For Illegal Sweepstakes
I have never understood why otherwise sane people would want to enter an Ironman triathlon.
United States
5 Jun 2015
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Five Tips For ‘Mega Sponsors’ Of Sweepstakes And Contests
Over the past 18 years, I have been very fortunate to represent several of what I call "Mega Sponsors" of sweepstakes and contests.
United States
29 Apr 2015
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Read This Before You Co-Sponsor A Sweepstakes Or Contest
Quite often a company will see an opportunity to team with another company to create a sweepstakes or contest that will benefit both of them individually.
United States
25 Feb 2015
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Sweepstakes Random Drawings: Things A Sponsor Should Know
I am often asked how random drawings should be conducted to select the winners of a sweepstakes.
United States
28 Jan 2015
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Social Media Sweepstakes: 10 Things You Should Know
"How did we have sweepstakes before Facebook?" That question, which I heard during a call last week, summarizes the tremendous impact that social media has had on the use of sweepstakes and contests.
United States
5 Jan 2015
18
Sweepstakes Bonds 101: An Interview With A Bond Broker
One little-understood aspect of sweepstakes law are surety bonds, which are required to conduct sweepstakes in New York and Florida.
United States
29 Oct 2014
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The FCC’s Contest Regulations: A Primer
Here is a brief overview of the two major components of the FCC's Contest Rule.
United States
1 Aug 2014
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Poker Runs Are Finally Legal In Illinois
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed into law the Poker Run law, which ended a two-year crusade to make it easier to use poker runs to raise money for charities.
United States
16 Jul 2014
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