Federal Online Gambling Laws Have Slim Odds, Says Report

Law360, New York (February 5, 2014, 3:59 PM EST) -- Despite a recent flurry of activity over federal online gambling legislation, a recent dip in lobbying efforts indicates that the bills aren't expected to gain any traction this year due to congressional elections, according to a Tuesday report by industry research firm GamblingCompliance.

Lobbying investments over Internet gambling laws was significantly down in 2013 — the first of a two-year legislative session — and the dip in spending at the federal level reflects the industry's expectations that the controversial topic will not be taken up seriously...
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