Sports Litigation Alert Current Issue

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June 18, 2021

Vol. 18, Iss. 12

Case Summaries


Sports Bettor Sues DraftKings over ‘Unpaid Bet’

A Michigan man has sued DraftKings over a bet he made on the Boston Bruins, which he claims should have netted him more than $5,000, but the company refused to pay. The complaint begins by noting how DraftKings prides itself on offering a “safe, secure online sports...

Tipping Off with Bucks Lawyer Mike Sneathern

Mike Sneathern is at the legal center of the Milwaukee Bucks. Here's a brief glimpse of his life as chief legal officer for the professional sports organization reportedly worth more than $1.5 billion. But there was no playbook for chief legal officers to deal with a...

Researchers Discuss How to Improve Gender Equity in the Indy 500

When the Indianapolis 500 commenced on May 30, it was the first in the race’s 105-year history to feature a female-forward group of a driver, owner and team. It was a big step in the sport’s commitment to improving equality and inclusion, according to researchers from...

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