DOJ Says Its New Wire Act Opinion Doesn't Apply To Lotteries
Law360 (April 9, 2019, 5:53 PM EDT) -- New Hampshire's lottery commission can't sue over a recent U.S. Department of Justice opinion that critics say effectively outlaws nonsports online gambling, the DOJ has told a federal court, because that opinion doesn't apply to lotteries.
The DOJ made the argument in a reply brief Monday concerning two cases in which the New Hampshire Lottery Commission and lottery vendor NeoPollard Interactive LLC are challenging the controversial 2018 opinion in New Hampshire federal court.
The Wire Act prohibits using wire communications to transmit foreign or interstate bets, information assisting in placing bets, and transmissions that allow the recipient to receive money or credit...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!