An act done with intent to give some advantage inconsistent with official duty and the rights of others. It includes bribery, but is more comprehensive; because an act may be corruptly done, though the advantage to be derived from it be not offered by another. Sometimes corruption is understood as something against law; such as, a contract by which the borrower agreed to pay the lender usurious interest.
In fantasy sports games, participants simulate the role of an owner or manager of a professional sports team, and then participants compete against each other to win points based on the real-world performance of the athletes on their rosters.
Much of the legal clamor around the fantasy sports industry has focused on whether the games in which participants pay an entry fee qualify as legal skill-based contest or, alternatively, as illegal gambling. New York law now declares that fantasy sports games are legal and are neither games of chance nor illegal gambling.
What the New York Law Means for Fantasy Sports Operators Fantasy sports operators that were active in New York prior to November 10, may return to New York as long as they receive a temporary permit from the New York State Gaming Commission and file a full registration application within ninety days of release of the registration regulations.
Operators eligible for quick re-entry include FanDuel and DraftKings. Those operators who were not active in New York prior to November 10, must wait for review and acceptance of a full registration application.
The temporary permit application is not a perfunctory one. In response to twenty-three pointed questions, fantasy sports operators must provide descriptions, screen shots, documentary evidence, and illustrative examples of how they will comply with requirements of the new law — requirements that include prohibition of play by minors, use of non-misleading advertisements, identification of highly experienced players, and player privacy protections.
Instead of a set licensing fee, fantasy sports operators registering in New York will pay the following: This is more good news for smaller operators that were concerned about the costs of such an audit. Instead, each New York registered operator must submit an annual report detailing the number of player accounts, revenue received, prizes awarded, and other operational information.
After receiving the report, the Gaming Commission has the right to conduct a financial audit of the operator. What should you do when you launch your sweepstakes or contest and no one comes to play? That was the situation recently confronting the city of Bay City, Michigan. Only one person entered by the deadline.
The Bay City promotion ended up receiving significant media coverage focusing on the fact that there was only one entrant. Muscott shared via email. The primary purpose for a promotion is to promote — as in generate positive attention for a company, organization, person, cause, or, in the case of Bay City, a city.
Hence, I wholeheartedly agree with Ms. Muscott that the one-participant promotion was successful. Muscott shared with a reporter covering the promotion results. Now that is truly turning lemons into lemonade! Some Lessons for All Promotion Sponsors But what other options are available to sponsors whose promotions attract fewer entrants than hoped?
Can a Sponsor Extend the Deadline? If in the official rules the sponsor reserves the right to modify the rules, the promoter can arguably extend the deadline of the promotion. The right to extend the deadline is one of several rights a sponsor should reserve in its official rules.
If the sponsor does not reserve these rights, the sponsor arguably waives the right to take these actions. But, Extending the Deadline Is Risky.
It is risky to extend the deadline if the sponsor has not reserved that right in the official rules. Even with a reservation of the right in the official rules, deadline extensions are still risky - from both a legal perspective and a public relations perspective.Admitting a bias is the first step to overcoming it, so I’ll admit it: I have a huge bias against growth mindset.
(if you’re not familiar with it, growth mindset is the belief that people who believe ability doesn’t matter and only effort determines success are more resilient, skillful, hard. The Case for Reparations. Two hundred fifty years of slavery.
Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Alternative theory: perhaps growth mindset has a dark side. To succeed at life, you need to Know When To Fold ‘Em, at least with regards to instrumental goals.
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