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Gaming Law

A widely regarded legal advocate for poker players, sports bettors, advantage players, and other individuals earning a living in – or around – the casino industry, Mr. VerStandig serves as general counsel to numerous gaming industry professionals. He is well known for his ongoing series of columns on Pokernews.com addressing the intersection of law and casinos, and has otherwise garnered wide notoriety for his role as lead counsel in various high profile gaming litigation matters.

Mr. VerStandig’s clients include a veritable who’s who of poker players, from tournament champions littered throughout the upper echelon of the all-time money list to cash game grinders the world over. He advises his clients not just in connection with casino-related disputes and formalities, but also on the formation and maintenance of corporate entities through which they manage gaming funds, the negotiation and drafting of backing agreements and endorsement deals, actions necessary to ensure optimal tax treatment of winnings, and even domestic relations disputes and criminal matters.