Online Gambling News and Jeff Sessions

The threat to the online gambling industry in the United States is growing as the inauguration of Donald Trump draws near.

This week we look at his nomination for Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, and what impact that could have for Internet betting.

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Related Stories from This Week in Gambling:

  • 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. This week's special […]
  • 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 […]