New Bill Seeks To Amend Wire Act, Ban Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Protection Act of 2021

HR 3335, also known as The Greyhound Protection Act Of 2021, would amend the Wire Act and ban greyhound racing federally. The Wire Act was passed in 1961 to curb organized crime but has since been applied to online gambling, despite being passed before the existence of a widespread internet. WASHINGTON – A new bill, introduced … 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

Michigan Interstate Poker Bill Clears The Senate, On To House

Interstate Poker Bill In Michigan

Online interstate poker is one step closer after winning the vote of the Senate which leaves the House approval and the signature from the governor left. The signing of the bill and the launching of other online gambling sites in the state are expected to happen in November. There are hurdles that interstate poker will … Read more