Friday, June 5, 2009

July 20, 2009; Gaming law; $2,500 (two awards)

Gaming Law, $2,500 (two awards); 2008-09 Law Course and July 20, 2009 deadline
(first posted on this blog on March 5).

The following details are from the Shannon Bybee Scholarship website:

The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) created the Shannon Bybee Scholarship program to honor the memory of Shannon Bybee, one of the IAGA founders, who had a distinguished career as a gaming attorney, state gaming regulator, gaming industry executive and pioneering educator in casino operations and gaming law.

The awards are made possible by a grant from International Game Technology, the world's largest gaming device manufacturer, through the assistance of David Johnson, Executive Vice President and General Council.

Full entrant information appears here (pdf).

Recipients of the 2008 Shannon Bybee Scholarship were:

Nathan L Mendenhall, Student, University of Tulsa School of Law, "Tracking 25 U.S.C. Section 2719: IGRA Exceptions to Indian Gaming on Newly Acquired Lands."

Adam Hosmer-Henner, Student, Harvard Law School, "Preventing Gaming-Fixing: Sports Books as Information Markets".

These papers are available for downloading at the scholarship site.

Image: Monte Carlo casino at night (wikipedia)