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US – Pennsylvania warns operators of future compliance with new opinion

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has warned its future online gambling licensees that they must adhere to the US Department of Justice’s new interpretation of the Wire Act prior to launch. The DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel change of opinion means states must restrict their gambling offers, whether it’s online lottery, casino, poker or…

US – Interstate online gambling at threat as US Department of Justice changes stance on Wire Act interpretation

In a move that has the potential to derail interstate online gaming industries in North America, the US Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel has decided to make a U-turn on its 2011 opinion that the Federal Wire Act applies only to sports betting. The counsel has now claimed that the 1961 Wire Act…