CHICAGO – Jan. 6, 2021 –Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP served as gaming regulatory counsel to dMY Technology Group, Inc. (dMY), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), as they entered into a business combination agreement with Rush Street Interactive, LP, an igaming and sports betting company. The new business combination will trade as RSI on the New York Stock Exchange.
“Our team is proud to have served as counsel to dMY and successfully assisted the principals in navigating the regulatory process,” said Chicago Shareholder Edward Winkofsky, who led Greenberg Traurig’s gaming team along with Las Vegas Associate Erica Okerberg. The team also included Chicago Associate Kieron Frazier. The transaction impacted several gaming jurisdictions and continued the industry’s utilization of the SPAC as an efficient vehicle to encourage investment in gaming related markets.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group focuses not only on casino operations, but also addresses lotteries, pari-mutuel wagering, charitable gaming, tribal gaming, and internet gaming, where permitted by law. Members of the practice have varied backgrounds and are located throughout the firm’s offices, allowing them to assist gaming clients in this highly regulated industry across multiple U.S. jurisdictions and internationally. The practice’s focus includes the representation of casino owners, operators and executives, gaming manufacturers and suppliers, private equity firms, and investment banks on gaming related matters.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com