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CJ Fisher

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Christian.Fisher's picture Co-Chair and Partner, Gaming Department, Fox Rothschild, LLP
1301 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 400
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Office: +1 6095722209
Mobile: +1 2679804039
Fax: +1 6093486834
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.foxrothschild.com/christian-j-fisher/

C.J. concentrates his practice in all aspects of gaming law, including licensing, regulatory and compliance matters, and has been at the forefront of the expansion of legalized and regulated sports betting in the United States, regularly representing and advising sports betting and media clients in jurisdictions across the country. Representations span a range of gaming industry clients in both the brick-and-mortar and internet/mobile spaces: • Sports betting operators and service providers, including data, odds and risk management providers • Media companies and internet gaming/sports betting marketing affiliates • Internet gaming operators and service providers • Casino licensees • Gaming equipment manufacturers and suppliers • Private equity firms and other investors • Gaming and non-gaming vendors • Various technology providers, and • Professional sports leagues. CJ’s experience in the burgeoning sports betting market includes handling licensing, compliance and regulatory approvals in jurisdictions across the United States, including: • Arkansas • Colorado • District of Columbia • Indiana • Iowa • Michigan • Mississippi • New Jersey • New York • Pennsylvania • Tennessee • West Virginia, and • Various tribal gaming authorities. He has also handled gaming matters in numerous domestic and international jurisdictions outside of the sports betting space, and has represented casino licensees before various domestic gaming regulatory agencies, including the New Jersey Casino Control Commission, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board. C.J.’s experience and services in the gaming field encompass a variety of areas, including: • License applications • Compliance programs and ongoing regulatory compliance • Regulatory and compliance investigations • Enforcement actions • Regulatory due diligence • Competitive RFPs and licensing processes • Emerging issues (e.g. esports, fantasy sports, skill based gaming, internet gaming, sports betting) • Operational matters and regulatory approvals • Legislative and regulatory changes • Business structuring • Transactional and contract matters, including regulatory approvals • Hearings and other matters before regulatory agencies. C.J. writes frequently on gaming-related topics, including internet gaming, sports betting, eSports, daily fantasy sports, virtual sports and skill-based gaming, and has been featured in the American Gaming Lawyer, iGB, iGB North America, Bloomberg, Global Gaming Business Magazine, Law360, Payments Compliance, IAGR Media, LexisNexis Practical Guidance, IAGA Expert Insights, Casino Journal, US Betting Report, Office Hours, Casino.org, ROI NJ, Legal Sports Report, and Action Network. C.J. has also spoken extensively on gaming-related topics in conjunction with the International Masters of Gaming Law, National Council on Problem Gambling, International Association of Gaming Advisors, SiGMA and New Jersey State Bar Association, among other organizations.