Torch Electronics Sues Missouri Over Subpoena Demands

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The highway patrol seized several “amusement devices” from Torch Electronics. Torch filed a lawsuit against the state over seizure and subpoena. Senator Dan Hegeman wants Torch’s machines out of Missouri. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A legal battle is brewing between Wildwood-based Torch Electronics and Greene County prosecutor Dan Patterson after some of Torch’s gambling machines were … Read more

Florida Receives Approval For Sports Betting With No DOI Action

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Florida’s sports betting industry could be up and running by October 15. This approval allows for the setup for sports betting in Florida to begin. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s sports betting compact with the Seminole Tribe was approved on Friday to allow the Seminole Tribe to offer online and mobile sports betting. Friday was that last … Read more

27 States Call For DoJ To Allow Online Gambling

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In 2011, the Obama DoJ reinterpreted the Wire Act to allow for online gambling. In 2019, the Trump DoJ reinterpreted it again to disallow this. Now, with Joe Biden in office, many states are calling for a return to the Obama interpretation. TRENTON, N.J. – The Federal Wire Act has long been a bone of … Read more

Louisiana Historic Horse Racing Vote Comes Down To The Wire

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The Louisiana House approved a bill to allow historic horse race betting machines at off track betting facilities. These machines are often compared to slot machines in terms of function. The bill has only a few days to pass the Louisiana Senate before the end of the session. LAS VEGAS – Louisiana is close to … Read more

PA Lottery Scores iGaming Jackpot In Court Victory

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Pennsylvania’s Lottery recently launched iGaming. It was sued by seven casino operators in the state, who alleged copyright violations. The Lottery won the case, and will continue offering iGaming. MIDDLETOWN, Penn. – The Pennsylvania Lottery hit the jackpot in court, as it was ruled that the Lottery’s iGaming offerings did not infringe on copyright. The … Read more

Wire Act Opinion Overruled, Benefitting Interstate Online Poker

Wire Act Opinion Overruled, Benefitting Interstate Online Poker

The Wire Act ruling of 2018 has been overturned, allowing interstate gambling for online poker. The Circuit Court declares the Wire Act only appeals to sporting events and contests. This allows interstate online poker tournaments to continue unabated. WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has overruled the 2018 Wire Act opinion that included online … Read more