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Cal’s broad litigation and investigation practice encompasses white collar criminal matters, corporate and commercial civil litigation, internal investigations, and health care litigation.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission recently issued decisions resulting in fines for three of the state’s sports betting operators — MGM Springfield, Plainridge Park Casino, and Encore Boston Harbor. These operators were found to have violated Gaming Commission regulations prohibiting wagers on regular season games of collegiate teams from Massachusetts unless part of a tournament.Continue Reading Massachusetts Gaming Commission Fines Sports Betting Operators for Violating Gaming Commission Regulations

The world of sports gambling has undergone a transformative shift in recent years, with the widespread legalization of betting in numerous states. The Supreme Court’s 2018 ruling striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) paved the way for the rapid expansion of legalized gambling, sportsbooks, and mobile gaming. As the realm of sports wagering continues to evolve, it becomes crucial for governing bodies to adapt and establish comprehensive guidelines to preserve the integrity of collegiate athletics.Continue Reading Understanding the NCAA’s New Gambling Guidelines: Permanent Bans and Reinstatement Policies

This edition of Regulatory Oversight spotlights recent RICO Report Podcast episode “Pattern of Racketeering Activity,” featuring two firm Regulatory Practice Group attorneys Chris Carlson and Mary Grace Metcalfe. In this episode, podcast host and White Collar and Litigation Partner Cal Stein sits down with Chris and Mary Grace to discuss the RICO element requiring a pattern racketeering activity:Continue Reading The “Pattern” of Racketeering Activity