The Future of Sports Betting

April 27, 2017 | Philadelphia | Duane Morris LLP

Duane Morris LLP will present a CLE seminar, "The Future of Sports Betting," on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the firm's Philadelphia office. Registration and networking begins at 3:30 p.m., followed by the program from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The program has been approved for one CLE credit. 

Please R.S.V.P. for this program by April 26.

About the Program

As the game is played, there’s a larger contest taking place off the field. Betting on sports is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide with far-reaching effects on nearly every aspect of sports, from fans, pro athletes and teams to owners, advertisers, the media and the government. This in-depth roundtable discussion presented by the Duane Morris Sports Industry Team discusses the key issues and high stakes of sports betting.

Topics include:

  • The current status and legal framework of sports betting in the United States
  • Challenges and concerns of sports betting
  • Fantasy sports, daily fantasy sports (DFS) and the future of sports

Featured Panelists

Andrew Brandt, NFL Business Analyst, ESPN; Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law at Villanova Law School

Andrew Brandt joined ESPN as an NFL business analyst in February 2011. An accomplished sports executive with more than 25 years of experience in professional football, Mr. Brandt provides insight on the league’s labor news and player acquisitions by teams on all ESPN studio shows and platforms such as SportsCenter, NFL Insiders, NFL Live, First Take, Outside the Lines, ESPN Radio and more.

John Brennan, Senior Writer, Sports Business, The Record

John Brennan has covered the New Jersey and New York sports business and gaming since 2002 and was a 2008 Pulitzer Prize finalist. He has covered three Super Bowls and two AFC Championship Games and regularly covers the Meadowlands Sports Complex in New Jersey.

Christopher L. SorianoPartner, Duane Morris LLP

Christopher L. Soriano concentrates his practice on gaming law and commercial litigation. As a gaming lawyer, Mr. Soriano has represented a wide range of stakeholders in the gaming industry—casinos, private equity and hedge funds, lottery companies, gaming technology manufacturers and equipment suppliers, and individuals—in all aspects of the licensing and regulatory process.

About Duane Morris LLP

Duane Morris Sports Practice AdvantageSM

Duane Morris attorneys have extensive experience representing clients doing business in sports. Whether pursuing new opportunities or investments, enforcing contracts or agreements or protecting clients' rights, the firm's lawyers understand the unique issues presented by operating in the industry, including the importance of establishing and maintaining relationships, controlling sensitive information, maintaining privacy and confidentiality and achieving goals in tight time frames.