Publications

  • Co-author with Professor Nelson Rose, “INTERNET GAMING LAW” , (only comprehensive English legal treatise on this subject) Mary Ann Liebert Publishers, 2005; latest edition February 2009.
  • Associate Editor, GAMING LAW REVIEW peer-reviewed legal journal, Liebert Publishers.

Past Publications

  • “Which Movie Are We in? Net Neutrality, Narratives and the Future of I Gaming.
    Gaming Law Review, Nov 2017
  • “The Revolt of the Damned: U.S. Gamblers Make an Unapologetic Appearance in National Politics”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics. Oct 2016
  • “I Think ICANN: How Will Changes in Internet Governance Affect Online Gaming?”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics. Oct 2016
  • “What’s in a Name? eSports, Betting, and Gaming Law”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics. Sep 2016
  • “Is it Time for National Online Gambling Laws in America?”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics. Apr 2016
  • “Who’s on First?: Definitions and Jurisdiction as U.S. Tribal Gaming Seeks to Go Online”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics. Aug 2015
  • “A Tour of the Maze: Indian and Non-Indian Gaming Regulation at the U.S. State Level”
    Martin Owens, David Vialpando. Gaming Law Review and Economics. Apr 2015
  • “Will Gaming Tribes Win the Race to the Internet? Whats at Stake as California Indian Tribes Seek to Enter Online Gambling”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics. Mar 2015|
  • “TV or Not TV: Will America Emulate Pay-TV Gambling Formats?”
    TV or Not TV: Will America Emulate Pay-TV Gambling Formats?
  • “Adding Up the Bits and Pieces: How Big An Effect Will Bitcoin and Crypto Currency Exert on Remote and Interactive Gambling?”
    Martin Owens, Action A. Lavitch. Gaming Law Review and Economics. December 2013
  • “Who Goes There? Privacy and Surveillance Issues for Online Interactive Games and Gambling”
    Martin D. Owens Jr., Action A. Lavitch .Gaming Law Review and Economics. October 2013
  • “If It Isn’t Gambling, How Far Should Gaming Regulation Go?: Quasi-gambling, ‘Freemium’, and State Control”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics. September 2013
  • “Playing the Good Game: The Use of Gaming in Online Charity and Social Advocacy”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics. March 2013
  • “The Elephant in the Room Is Now in Your Pocket: Mobile Online Gambling and the Jurisdiction Question”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, June 2012
  • “It’s All in the Game: Gamification, Games, and Gambling”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, June 2012
  • “A Close-up Look at the Beast, Part IV: Can Internet Gambling’s Virtual Currency Make Licensing States Virtually Rich?”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, Nov/Dec 2011
  • “A Close-up Look at the Beast, Part III: State-Licensed Gambling Systems and the Problem of Problem Gambling”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, Sep/Oct 2011
  • “A Close-up Look at the Beast, Part II: Internet Security for State-Licensed Internet Gambling Systems”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, Jul/Aug 2011
  • “A Close-Up Look at the Beast: What Form and Structure Would State-Licensed Internet Gambling Take in the United States?”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, May 2011
  • “The Bold and the Necessary: Advance of State-Licensed I-Gaming Highlights the Need for Overhauling State Gambling Laws”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, March 2011
  • “Is I-Gaming Leaving Gambling Behind? New Social Media Vary the Formats and Business Models”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, December 2010
  • “If You Can’t Tweet ‘Em ‘Join ‘Em: The New Media, Hybrid Games, and Gambling Law”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, November 2010
  • “Don’t Look Now, But the Mice Are Winning: Predictable Backfires and New Departures and New Departures on I-Gamings Payment Solutions”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, October 2010
  • “A Few Notes on California’s Latest Bid to Legalize Internet Poker”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, August 2010
  • “A Look at the Broad Strokes of Broadband: Internet Gaming and Internet Broadband Policy”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, June 2010
  • “Is the Future of Internet Gambling in the Cloud?”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, May 2010
  • “There’s an App for That (or Soon Will Be): Smart Phones, Social Networking, and Internet Gaming”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, April 2010
  • “Some Assembly Required: Planning for State Licensed Internet Poker in the USA”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, December 2009
  • “Environmental Change Under a Thinning Vice Cap: How I-gaming may Wedge Due Process into U.S. Gaming Law”
    Gaming Law Review and Economics, June 2009
  • “The Limits of Coercion and the Case for I-Gaming Self Regulation”
    Gaming Law Review, April 2008
  • “The New Playing Field” and “U.S. Poker Perspective” (update)
    Internet Gambling Report 10th ed. (2007)
  • “Placing Your Bets in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Online Gambling Touches the Virtual Role Playing Worlds”
    Gaming Law Review, October 2006
  • “If You Can’t Beat Em, Will They Let You Join? American States and Internet Gambling Operators”
    Gaming Law Review, February 2006
  • “Poker- A U.S. Perspective”
    Internet Gambling Report, 9th ed, 2006
  • “Online Poker, Anyone?” Public Gaming International Magazine May 2005