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Federal Government Stubbornly Standing Its Ground In Wire Act Appeal

John Holden December 23, 2019

As 2019 winds down, a key carryover issue for online gambling in 2020 surrounds the Wire Act case being fought by the New Hampshire Lottery Commission (NHLC).

Back in June the New Hampshire District Court ruled that the Wire Act only applies to sports betting — and not to online gambling more broadly.

The decision threw a wrench in the federal government’s plans to broaden the scope of the antiquated statute via a 2018 memorandum, which overruled a prior administration’s opinion.

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