Legal Action Threat to “Unconstitutional” Gambling Regulation

States circumnavigating their constitutions to pass gambling legislation are increasingly likely to face legal action from unhappy anti-gambling campaigners.

Time is Running Out for Online Gambling Regulation in Illinois

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.

Online Poker Regulation in the US: Q1 2019 Review

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.

The Saturated Market and Implications for Online Gambling

According to the Boston Globe, casino revenues are failing to meet expectations due to market saturation. How might this affect online gambling regulation?

DOJ Extends Wire Act Non-Prosecution Period

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.

New DoJ Wire Act Opinion Restricts Online Poker and Gambling

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.

US Deputy Attorney Again Asked to Reverse Wire Act Opinion

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.

Online Poker Regulation in the US: 2017 Review

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.

Online Poker Regulation in the US: Q3 2017 Review

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.

Poor Casino Revenues Threaten Online Poker in New York

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.

Online Poker Regulation in the US: Q2 Review

Although a glimmer of hope remains for at least one state to pass online poker legislation this year, the second quarter of 2017 was particularly gloomy.