Tag: department of justice

The Department of Justice Marijuana War

This Week in Gambling is publishing this story because we believe there are several similarities between the legal marijuana industry and online gambling, from public perception to the way the federal government approaches them. The topics are also “states rights” issues, so watching how the Department of Justice approaches states who choose to regulate marijuana…

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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“Sports Betting is Skill” Says NFL & US DOJ

The National Football League (NFL) has long opposed allowing sports betting to gain more of a foothold in the United States than it already has. But surprisingly, the NFL has made arguments over the last 12 years that any sports bettor would find encouraging: namely, that betting on sports is an enterprise that takes skill.…