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Is DOJ preparing another Xmas drive-by of the Wire Act?

Steven Stradbrooke December 20, 2018

Rumors are swirling that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) is planning another Christmas drive-by attack on federal gambling rules.

Seven years ago this month, the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) issued an opinion that the 1961 Wire Act – which bans the interstate transmission of data for wagering purposes – applied only to sports betting.

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