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The US Department of Justice is still trying to make its recent reinterpretation of the 1961 Wire Act the law of the land.
DOJ Continues to Push Revised Wire Act Opinion

A Notice of Appeal was filed, preserving the DOJ’s option to seek a new ruling about interstate online gambling.


In an otherwise declining market, WSOP.com has been the lone bright spot for online poker in the state of New Jersey over the past year.
New Jersey Shared Liquidity Pays Big Dividends for WSOP.com During the World Series of Poker

Soaring revenues during the summer series serve as an incentive for Pennsylvania to join the MultiState Internet Gaming Agreement once online poker launches in the state.


In the memo, Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen extended the “forbearance” period from its previously extended date of June 14 to “December 31, 2019 or 60 days after entry of final judgement in the New Hampshire litigation, whichever is later.”
DOJ Pushes Back Wire Act Enforcement to 2020

Following a loss in federal court, the Department of Justice takes some time to regroup.


WSOP organizers have confirmed that its Nevada player pool will continue to share liquidity with its New Jersey player pool even after the June 14 deadline.
WSOP Vows to Keep Player Pool Shared After DOJ Deadline

Operator says that all online bracelet events will be available to players in New Jersey.


Some good news coming in for poker players residing in New Jersey.
Breaking: WSOP Confirms All Online Bracelet and Online Championship Events to be Available in New Jersey

WSOP.com will continue to share player liquidity between Nevada and New Jersey following a recent US District Court ruling that dealt a blow to the DOJ’s reinterpretation of the Wire Act.


In arguments that focused heavily on syntactic and grammatical interpretations of an ambiguously worded 50-year-old law, the judge concluded that there was no clear, unequivocal interpretation.
Judge in New Hampshire Lottery Case Rules that Wire Act is Limited to Sports Betting

2018 opinion that the Wire Act applies to other forms of gambling is dismantled, but the scope of the judgment is limited.


As the calendar moves towards June 14, the imminent threat to online poker in the US is prompting those with a vested interest to take action while others…
Online Poker and the Wire Act: New Jersey Demands Answers, Industry Stakeholders Weigh Options

New Jersey sues the DOJ to determine if the OLC opinion was improperly influenced by Sheldon Adelson while igaming advocates search for a way around the reinterpretation of the Wire Act.


The law suit contends that the DOJ has failed to produce records related to the origin of its recently revised opinion that the Wire Act applies to internet gambling beyond sports betting.
New Jersey Sues DOJ Over Potential Adelson Link to Wire Act Reinterpretation

While igaming stakeholders pursue relief in the courts, WSOP announces New Jersey players are eligible to play online bracelet events prior to the June 14 enforcement deadline.


Pennsylvania is the most likely state to adopt online gaming legislation in 2017. California is still mired in controversy.
Prospects for US Online Poker in 2017: A State-by-State Overview

Hope that the current four-year drought in online poker legislation finally ends in 2017 is balanced by the fear that a nationwide online gaming ban is more realistic than ever.


The Czech Republic's stuttering start to regulated online gambling. A Daily Fantasy Sports roundup.
Regulation Insight

DFS gets regulated in Malta, grassroots efforts in Australia, and everything you need to know about the Czech Republic.


Sports-betting appeal filed in New Jersey. Companies gear up for biggest ever DFS season.
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Illinois, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania and more.


The American Gaming Association has pledged its support to help Japan legalize casino gambling. Yahoo has announced that it will be throwing its hat into the Daily Fantasy Sports ring.
US Insight

Delaware, California, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, DFS news and more.


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