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Maurice “Mac” VerStandig

Maurice “Mac” VerStandig

Maurice “Mac” VerStandig, Esq. is the managing partner of The VerStandig Law Firm, LLC, where he focusses his practice on counseling professional poker players, sports bettors and advantage players across the United States. He is licensed to practice law in Maryland, Virginia and Florida, as well as in nearly a dozen federal courts, and regularly affiliates with attorneys licensed in numerous other states and jurisdictions. He can be reached at [email protected]

Maurice “Mac” VerStandig Articles

2020 September
Plaintiff's Counsel Maurice "Mac" VerStandig Reflects on the Mike Postle Litigation
Race to Ease Gaming Restrictions Comes Down to the Wire (Act)
Plaintiff's Lawyer Offers a Reflection on the Stones/Mike Postle Ruling
Legal Perspective: You’re (Probably) Breaking the Law Playing Online Poker in the USA
2019 June
Sirens in the Rearview Mirror: What to Do When Free Casino Drinks Make for a Pricey Night
The Justice Department Gets its Wires Crossed
2018 July
WSOP Insights: Stop Bluffing
WSOP Insights: Why Razz Was an Integral Part of My Legal Education
WSOP Insights: America’s Sports Betting Line Has Moved
WSOP Insights: Six Things (Not) To Do When You Get Arrested
WSOP Insights: Collecting on Tricky Debts
WSOP Insights: Legal Guide to Poker Staking
WSOP Insights: Restoring Honor Amongst Thieves
2015 November
Daily Fantasy Sports – Understanding a Patchwork of Misunderstood Laws
Phil Ivey and Borgata Spar Over Destroyed Edge-Sorting Evidence
WSOP Insights: The Asset Forfeiture Boogie Monster
WSOP Insight: A Poker Player’s Guide to Divorce
WSOP Insight: One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, All-In
Foxwoods Survives Edge Sorting Lawsuit from Phil Ivey's "Queen of Sorts" Accomplice
WSOP Insight: The Risks of Investing in Other Players’ Action
WSOP Insight: How Gaming Wins and Losses Can Impact Your Tax Obligations
Christian Lusardi Prepares to Face Sentencing in Counterfeiting Charges
2014 August
Breaking Down the Legality of Cheung Yin Sun's Edge-Sorting Lawsuit Against Foxwoods
PokerNews Op-Ed: Just How Much Demand Does Atlantic City Still Possess?
Sorting Out the Law Behind Phil Ivey's Edge Sorting Debacle at Borgata
Mac VerStandig Takes a Legal Look at Borgata Class-Action Lawsuit
Online Gaming and a Casino’s Demise: A (Premature) Obituary of Atlantic City
2013 December
Jim McManus Writes Amicus Curaie Brief for Lawrence DiCristina Court Case
About That Dotted Line... Attorney Maurice "Mac" VerStandig on Horrell vs. Attack Poker
Cardroom International LLC v. Mark Scheinberg, et. al. (Ferguson, Chris) Lawsuit Tossed
PokerNews Op-Ed: Congress Has Been Dealt a New Online Poker Hand
Maurice "Mac" VerStandig on the Cumbersome Weight of a WSOP Bracelet
The Atlantic Club Lawsuit: PokerStars Busts Preflop
The Atlantic Club Lawsuit: Pokerstars Risks More than Monopoly Money
Money and Muscle: The Legal Theories Behind the Tokhtakhounov Indictment
2012 August
Attorney Maurice VerStandig on Significance of Ruling That Poker is a Game of Skill
Attorney Maurice Verstandig's Analysis of PokerStars' Acquisition of Full Tilt Poker