Tag: federal ban

Trump-era Wire Act interpretation overturned in appellate court

Wire Act interpretation overturned US
In the first days of the new US administration, justices of the First Circuit Court of appeals have overturned efforts by its predecessor to turn the 1961 Wire Act into an federal online gambling ban. Digital lotteries, poker and other casino products can now resume with confidence - although interstate sports betting remains in legal limbo for now.

AGA-led coalition calls for repeal of sports betting ban

BBI - Sports Betting ban
With legislation to lift the federal ban on sports betting on the cards, the American Gaming Association has brought together “a perfect storm” of forces to keep the momentum going.   The American Gaming Association has established a coalition of opposing forces to aid in its efforts to overthrow the outmoded ban on US sports betting. Citing a “perfect storm” of opposition,...