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.
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.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) reversal of the 2011 Obama-era Wire Act memo understandably produced a fair share of anxiety in the online gaming realm. Moreover, the timing of the release which confirms the current DOJ’s position that Wire Act restrictions …
The Department of Justice’s startling new Wire Act opinion on the legality of online gambling leaves experts wondering and states asking “what if.”
The DOJ’s latest opinion on the Wire Act threatens US online gambling and leaves questions. What does it all mean? What’s next? What are the reactions?
The DOJ’s new opinion is the Wire Act applies to more than just sports, but that doesn’t mean a state’s right to legalize online gambling is in jeopardy.
If Congress is hell-bent on passing a federal sports betting bill, the act needs to help rein in illegal and offshore operators.
The American Gaming Association named Bill Miller as its new CEO after a four-month search. With sports betting in flux, the appointment is a welcome one.
Senator Orrin Hatch has drafted a new bill to create federal control of state-regulated sports betting. Here are the key details of the bill, explained.
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to weigh in on the federal sports betting landscape.