The US Supreme Court opened the floodgates to the expansion of legalized sports gambling last year when it decided Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association. O’Melveny’s sports gambling team helps clients navigate this new legal terrain.

Leveraging our renowned sports, entertainment, and media practice in the professional and amateur ranks with our deep litigation bench, stable of former federal and state government officials, and fluency in the cutting-edge areas of cryptocurrency, esports, and cybersecurity, we offer our clients a unique platform of expertise.

Our team routinely publishes alerts and articles on sports gambling, keeping our clients up-to-date on the latest breaking news and changes in the landscape. Whether it’s providing analyses of anti-money laundering and compliance programs for entrants into the sports betting marketplace, revenue opportunities for sports betting market participants, or the impact on athletes’ privacy and publicity rights, we are continually prospecting solutions to keep our clients operating at the highest of echelons. In addition, our lawyers are established thought leaders, regularly speaking on sports gambling issues with media outlets and at industry conferences.

Explore our alert series analyzing the implications of a new landscape post-Murphy below.


Federal Sports Betting Proposals: The Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018
February 13, 2019

Data Privacy in a Post-Murphy Landscape
January 7, 2019

Murphy and Athletes' Publicity Rights
October 31, 2018

Legalized Sports Gambling: Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
September 26, 2018

Legalized Sports Gambling: Revenue Opportunities Following Murphy
August 13, 2018

Sports Gambling: Federalism and Potential Federal Legislation
June 25, 2018

Supreme Court Overturns Third Circuit, Holds Federal Prohibition on Legalization of Sports Gambling is Unconstitutional
May 15, 2018