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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.

Mixed Day for Online Poker Regulation in the USA

There was both good news and bad news for proponents of online poker regulation in the USA yesterday, as one state moved forward and another one stalled.

Online Poker Regulation in the US: Q1 Review

2017 was supposed to be a breakthrough year for online poker regulation in the US, but to date the signs are it will another year without further progress.

Prospects for US Online Poker Regulation in 2017

With 2016 ending, we look forward and examine the prospects for online poker regulation in the US over the next twelve months.

New Bill Attempts to Overturn DOJ Wire Act Opinion

A new Bill to overturn the Department of Justice´s 2011 interpretation of the Wire Act has been introduced into Congress and referred for consideration.

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