Chris Koster is a democrat serving as the Attorney General for the state of Missouri and expectations are high that he will run for the position of governor in the state in 2016. As of right now, Koster is using his position to try and push to see a federal ban put in place against online gambling in the United States. Following the lead of Sheldon Adelson, Koster has made his thoughts known of the online gambling industry, working together with the Attorney General of South Carolina, Alan Wilson, to distribute letters to state attorneys general around the US, asking for support in the matter.
In the letter, Wilson and Koster are asking for the attorneys general to sign in support of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, pressing Congress to act on the measure. The RAWA legislation was created of course, as a way to change the ruling in 2011 by the Department of Justice that stated online gambling besides sports betting is not considered illegal under the act.
Kahnawake Plan to Operator Online Sports Betting Site The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is today calling on the Senate of Canada to bring Bill C290 to an immediate vote. Their inaction on the bill continues to foster an illegal, unregulated and dangerous environment for Canadian sports bettors.
On June 2 the Mohawk Council of […]
Trump’s Attorney General Nominee and Online Gambling During his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Jeff Sessions promised that as attorney general he would "revisit" a 2011 Justice Department memo that interpreted the Wire Act of 1961 as applying only to sports betting, which opened the door to state-regulated online gambling. The […]
Australian Regulators “Wash Hands” on Online Gambling Apps Australia’s main online gambling licensing body has effectively washed its hands of the controversy over its licensees’ efforts to circumvent the nationwide ban on online in-play wagering.
Australia’s Interactive Gambling Act 2001 restricts in-play wagering to telephone or in-person […]