Sports Betting and the Law

Shumaker CLE Webinar Series

Sports Betting and the Law: From the Black Sox to the Present

Columbus Partner Kevin Braig is pleased to bring you this ground breaking educational webinar series that looks at some of the most noteworthy historical events relating to betting on sports through the eyes of an active legal practitioner. This series is designed to educate and entertain both lawyers and non-lawyers and, if you are a lawyer, you may be eligible for continuing legal education (CLE) credit.

Webinar Instructor

Kevin is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and a frequent instructor and commentator on issues relating to sports betting and the law. He has served as an adjunct instructor in the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law’s Sports Wagering & Integrity Certificate program and as a panelist at multiple conferences sponsored by the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States. He is the author of multiple influential white papers and columns on sports betting and the law, including What Every State Lawmaker Needs to Know About a Sports League’s Property Right to Sports Betting Income, Reform the Federal Sports Betting Excise Tax “Dilemma,” and Don’t Believe the Dope: Few Saw Fix Coming. His counsel has helped launch innovative businesses designed to complement and grow the U.S. state-licensed and regulated sports betting market.  When not providing legal advice, Kevin provides NFL handicapping consulting to TVG’s NFL pre-game show, More Ways to Win.
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Rothstein on Trial:
The Evidence against “The Brain” that Bribed the Black Sox

Plea negotiations begin September 4, 2019 

Webinar Cost: $50 (See below for CLE eligibility)

Exactly 100 years ago, somebody fixed the 1919 World Series by bribing players on the Chicago “Black Sox” to not give their best against the Cincinnati Reds.  The primary suspect was New York City bookmaker Arnold Rothstein.  But Rothstein was never charged.  Now, in this two-person, one-of-a-kind on-demand video play, he will be.  

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP’s Kevin P. Braig and the Ohio State Bar Association’s Todd Book will bring Arnold Rothstein to life, present the evidence that Rothstein bribed the Black Sox and fixed the 1919 World Series and ask you to decide the question:

How would you plead?


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Attorneys From The Following States Are Eligible To Request 1.0 Hour of General Continuing Legal Education Credit (CLE) from the Following States: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey,  New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Requests for Recognition of CLE Eligibility Are Pending in the Following States: New York.

Maine and Missouri: For Maine and Missouri attorneys, this webinar is eligible only for self-study CLE credit and does not qualify for any ethics credit.

New Hampshire: NHMCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for NH Minimum CLE requirement.  SLK believes this course meets the requirements of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for 60 minutes toward the NHMCLE requirement.  However, SLK makes no representations or warranties the course will be accepted by NHMCLE and New Hampshire attorneys must self-determine whether a program is eligible for credit, and self-report their attendance.

Illinois/New Jersey/New York Financial Hardship Policy: Within two weeks of any continuing legal education event, any attorney in Illinois, New Jersey or New York may apply in writing for a reduced registration fee and/or a complete registration fee waiver on the basis of a financial hardship including, but not limited to, proof of unemployment.

© Kevin P. Braig 2019 All Rights Reserved. Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, 41 South High Street – Suite 2400, Columbus, OH 43215