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Game Over, Man! Bankruptcies Trump Ongoing Obligations under Expired CBAs

Posted in Gambling, Labor Relations, New Jersey Law
Yesterday, the Supreme Court denied the cert. petition of Unite Here Local 54, Atlantic City’s largest casino workers’ union, which challenged a Third Circuit decision affirming a Delaware Bankruptcy Court decision that allowed Trump Entertainment Resorts to reject the continuing terms and conditions of the parties’ expired collective bargaining agreement because it is undergoing Chapter… Continue Reading

Wanna Bet? Third Circuit Puts the Kibosh on Sports Gambling Just Before Start of NFL Season

Posted in Gambling, New Jersey Law
For the second time in three years, the Third Circuit has rejected New Jersey’s attempt to circumvent the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”). PASPA, which Congress enacted in 1992 and prohibits state sanctioned sports gambling outside Nevada. Ironically, PASPA specifically granted permission to New Jersey to legalize sports betting so long as New… Continue Reading