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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.


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.


Lance Bradley has landed in Las Vegas for three consecutive World Poker Tour final tables. He’s joined by Donnie Peters to preview the WPT’s L.A….
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The Department of Justice (DOJ) has extended the compliance period for its new opinion of the Wire Act by another 60 days—giving some much needed…
Wire Act Window Extended

The DOJ has extend the compliance period by a further 60 days, giving igaming companies extra time to bring their operations in line with the new interpretation of the Wire Act.


State Attorney General of New Jersey, Gurbir S. Grewal, is seeking information related to lobbying efforts that may have influenced the reversal in opinion on…
Lobbying, Corruption and Sheldon Adelson Suspected in DOJ Wire Act Flipflop

State governments and media outlets question the motives behind the recent federal government reversal on online gaming.


State Attorneys General of New Jersey and Pennsylvania raised “strong objections” to the DOJ’s recent reinterpretation of the Wire Act.
States Push Back on New Wire Act Opinion

New Jersey is also seeking information on lobbying efforts by Sheldon Adelson-funded organizations.


Don’t Tap The Fish Tank! Plus WSOP 2019 Rule Changes – DAT Poker Podcast Episode #18
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Lawmakers in states facing significant budget deficits may want to take notice of the success of the online gaming market is New Jersey where revenues from…
Despite Success in New Jersey, Efforts are Still Underway to Ban Online Gambling in the US

Internet gambling generated nearly $250 million in revenue and more than $40 million in tax in New Jersey during 2017.


Switzerland's Parliament has voted in favor of internet blocking of offshore online gambling companies.
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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.


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Mike Postle To Be Inducted Into Poker Hall Of Fame
After being cleared of all allegations in its 45-minute investigation of Stones Live Poker steams, Mike Postle has immediately been inducted into the 2020 Poker Hall of Fame, leapfrogging over the formalities of the… — read more »
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