The Powerball is at $414 million for the March 9 drawing. But enjoy it now–the DOJ’s change of opinion on the Wire Act could spell trouble for lotteries.
An anonymous winner finally came forward to claim their $1.5 billion Mega Millions lottery prize won back in October–but what took them so long?
Don’t expect to hear anything about the US Department of Justice deciding to back off its latest Wire Act opinion, as it will be a very quiet retreat.
A new bill in Virginia would legalize online lottery and online sports betting, but doesn’t appear to legalize retail sports betting.