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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/2/2015)

Well I’m back from a wildly successful trip to Las Vegas, but a bit upset that I will not be in Gainesville this weekend cheering on the Florida Gators against Ole Miss.  I hope they can hear my screams from Fort Lauderdale.  Next week, I’m back on the road and headed to Atlanta, where I will be supporting my client My Mixtapez at the A3C Festival and Conference.  This week on FORBES: (1) Nevada Preps For Creation Of Sports Betting Investment Funds; (2) From Near Bankruptcy To Making Millions In eSports; and (3) New eSports Consultancy Built To Boost Sponsorship.  And here’s some stuff you may have missed over the past week:




By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.