Will Trump Ban Online Gambling?

Sheldon Adelson has wasted no time in trying to get his “Restoration of America’s Wire Act” bill back in to relevance.

It has come to light that Attorney Generals from ten states have signed a letter to the Trump administration asking them to reconsider the 2011 DoJ opinion on the Wire Act, and to ban online gambling in America.

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