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Gambling News from Indiana, Pennsylvania & the US Attorney General

What a week for online gambling news!

First up, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made a major decision about his role in Internet betting.

Plus, good news for fantasy sports in Indiana, as we wait to see what will happen for online gambling in the state of Pennsylvania.

This week’s special offer is from Gossip Slots.

Online Gambling Concerns with Sessions Confirmed

Former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was sworn in as United States Attorney General on Thursday, after a divided Senate prolonged his confirmation hearings, amid a sometimes bitter debate that closely scrutinized his record on civil rights. President Donald Trump’s pick for the job has been dogged by allegations of racism since he was denied a…

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 implication was that Sessions might revert to the department’s earlier position on…

Missouri Attorney General Calls for Online Gambling Crackdown

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…

New Jersey Attorney General Blocks Gaming Affiliates

Poker Addict – Several regulated online gambling industry members have expressed to me that the affiliate arrangement in New Jersey was not working. The main complaint is that some affiliates that are promoting New Jersey sites are also advertising offshore sites on the same pages and websites. Some in the regulated New Jersey online gaming…

Massachusetts Attorney General opposes online gambling bill

Mass Live – Attorney General Martha Coakley on Thursday came out against a bill allowing online gambling because it would open the door to the use of credit cards to buy Lottery products. The bill was sponsored by Treasurer Steve Grossman. Coakley’s comments opened up a new issue in the 2014 gubernatorial race, in which…