Online Gambling Collision Course with Justice Department

Now that Jeff Sessions has been confirmed as U.S. Attorney General, we can certainly expect the Department of Justice to “revisit” the Federal Wire Act.

And if their opinion of the Wire Act changes, all online gambling in the United States could be shut down.

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