States circumnavigating their constitutions to pass gambling legislation are increasingly likely to face legal action from unhappy anti-gambling campaigners.
With a month to go until the end of this year´s legislative session, plans to regulate online gambling in Illinois are being jeopardized by commercial interests.
There has been plenty of regulatory activity during the first quarter of 2019, but all of it has been overshadowed by the DOJ´s revised opinion of the Wire Act.
According to the Boston Globe, casino revenues are failing to meet expectations due to market saturation. How might this affect online gambling regulation?
Rather than clarify how it intends to enforce its revised opinion of the Wire Act, the U.S. Department of Justice has extended the non-prosecution period.
The US Department of Justice issued a new opinion on the Wire Act, reversing its prior 2011 opinion that paved the way for states to regulate online gambling.
A letter signed by four Congressmen has been sent to US Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein, asking him to reverse the Office of Legal Counsel´s opinion on the Wire Act that led to the regulation of online gambling in Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
In 2017 there was finally some good news for proponents of online poker regulation in the US, and there could be more to come in the next twelve months if legislation in Pennsylvania prompts neighboring states to act or if the Supreme Court repeals PASPA.
As we approach the final quarter of 2017, a fourth consecutive year with no further online poker regulation in the US is looking increasingly likely.
New York´s brick-and-mortar casinos raked in far less than projected over the first six months of the year, prompting claims of market saturation.