Missouri Attorney General Calls for Online Gambling Crackdown

us legalChris 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.

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