Wire Act lawsuit arguments begin, DOJ tries to dismiss case

Wire Act lawsuit arguments began Thursday with the future of online gambling hanging in the balance. DOJ and lawyers for the plaintiffs made arguments before US District Court in Concord, New Hampshire. Judge Paul Barbadoro is presiding. The … [Read more...]

Wire Act hearing set for April 11

The next chapter of the Wire Act saga - and with it the future of US poker sites online - begins on April 11 with a Wire Act hearing. Arguments begin in the lawsuit as many states protest the Department of Justice (DOJ) and their new opinion on … [Read more...]

New Jersey joins New Hampshire in Wire Act fight

The state of New Jersey has joined New Hampshire in the legal fight with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and their new opinion of the Wire Act. If somehow you missed it, the Department of Justice threw the entire American online gambling industry … [Read more...]

DOJ extending Wire Act deadline?

When the DOJ changed its opinion on the Wire Act earlier this year, they set a 30-day time period during which no prosecutions under the new opinion would be launched. According to reports, that deadline will be extended sometime this week. For … [Read more...]

DOJ Wire Act Decision Unlikely to Affect US Online Poker Sites

The recent Department of Justice (DOJ) reversal of a previous Wire Act decision on online gambling from 2011 likely won’t affect US poker sites serving American players. Earlier this week, the Office of Legal Counsel with the DOJ announced that … [Read more...]