This Week in Gambling: Online gambling, the Wire Act and dark money
27 February 2019
Gambling news this week includes increasing scrutiny on the Department of Justice decision to change its opinion on the Wire Act. That decision could jeopardize regulated online gambling, poker and sports betting in America, as well as internet lottery sales and horse racing. Now, a suspicious connection has been made between former DOJ Chief Matthew Whitaker and the "dark money" source of his income. Other gambling news focuses on several new sports betting bills and the possibility of horse racing in Utah.