The Future Of US Internet Gambling Regulation

Law360, New York (April 30, 2010, 12:30 PM EDT) -- According to the American Gaming Association, it is estimated that offshore online gaming operators had revenues of $5.9 billion dollars in 2008 from bets placed by people in the United States.[1] None of this gaming activity is regulated or taxed and, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, all of it is illegal.

Legislation introduced in the current session of Congress calls for the licensing, regulation and taxing of Internet gaming by the United States government. This article discusses current enforcement of anti-gambling laws, the pending...
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