Wire Act

Sports Gambling Law: Court Strikes Down DOJ Wire Act Opinion

June 7, 2019 In a significant development in the world of sports gambling law, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire has ruled against the Department of Justice (“DOJ”), striking down its recent opinion concerning the Wire Act’s application beyond sports betting. Why did the Court strike down the Wire Act …

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Justice Department Releases Wire Act Opinion Letter

January 21, 2019 The Office of Legal Counsel for the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has released an opinion updating the DOJ’s interpretation of the federal Wire Act.  The new Wire Act opinion letter expands the scope of the Wire Act’s interstate prohibitions as they have existed since 2011.  However, given the potentially drastic …

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