Internet Gambling & Fantasy Sports

It has been generally accepted for more than a decade that internet gambling is not legal unless it is permitted in both the place in which the bettor is located and the place in which...

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In a breathtakingly comprehensive, 120 page decision, U.S. District Court Judge Jack Weinstein (E.D.N.Y.) today ruled that for purposes of federal law (the federal Illegal Gambling Business Act, 18 U.S.C. 1955), poker is a game...

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Delaware Gets in the Online Casino Game

June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Delaware has become the first state to pass a bill allowing intrastate online gambling–including lotteries, table, and other ticket games.  The Delaware Gaming Competitiveness Act of 2012, formerly known as Delaware House Bill 333, authorizes...

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The Nevada Gaming Commission last week approved two interactive gambling licenses, opening a path for interstate, online poker.  The recipients, International Game Technology (IGT) and Bally Technologies, Inc. are the first two companies to receive...

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The Department of Justice’s letter reversing its view on the applicability of the Wire Act to non-sports wagering has inspired some states to look hard at legalizing intrastate gambling, but those states now have company...

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On Tuesday, the judge presiding over the unprecedented criminal poker case in the Southern District of New York denied, as he suggested he would (see here for coverage of the oral argument on the motion),...

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