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Peter Perkowski Discusses Legal Issues in Online Sports Gambling

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Perkowski Legal founder Peter Perkowski was a panelist at the University of San Diego’s 2nd Annual Sports Law Symposium, on March 10, 2016. The theme of the symposium was “Sports: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly.” He spoke on the legal issues surrounding online sports gambling.

Sports gambling has received increased attention in recent years, with the legality of daily fantasy sports under scrutiny and the State of New Jersey attempting to legalize (or decriminalize) sports betting in the face federal prohibition known as the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992. The panelists discussed the legal issues in online sports gambling in particular, including intellectual property issues, criminal prosecution, and potential solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, Mr. Perkowski focuses his practice on sports, entertainment, and intellectual property matters and assists businesses and individuals in the cultural communities with worker-based immigration needs.