The DOJ has warned it may come after operators who are currently violating the revised opinion of the Wire Act if a future court hearing finds in its favor.
With just over a week remaining in the legislative session, the chances of regulated online gambling in New York getting the green light this year are fading.
A dispute about whether slot games should be included in the state´s iGaming proposals has halted progress towards regulated online gambling in Michigan.
Questions remain about how the DOJ might enforce the Wire Act after a New Hampshire District Judge granted declaratory relief to the NH Lottery Commission.
Not only are anti-gambling groups filing lawsuits to prevent unconstitutional expansions of gambling, online operators are now squaring up against each other.
Despite there being more than 800 pages to the new gambling law passed by Illinois’ legislature at the weekend, there is no room for online poker.
The latest on the New Hampshire/DOJ Wire Act court case is that there is little chance of the case being resolved before the end of the non-prosecution period.
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.