Online Gambling: The Geolocated Road Ahead

Law360, New York (April 24, 2012, 3:50 PM ET) -- Much has been made of the recent public release of a legal opinion by the United States Department of Justice that reversed its long-held stance that the federal Wire Act outlaws almost all forms of Internet gambling. The DOJ opinion was prompted by the plans of New York and Illinois to sell lottery tickets delivered to computers or mobile phones using the Internet, to adults within their state borders, using out-of-state transaction processors. These states’ inquiries gave the DOJ a chance to publicly reverse its long-held...
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