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    Default Suit to Halt the UIGEA : Great Buzzzzz


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    Write down this day, June 5. Seems like the first day when the positive news for us has outweighed the negative! I'm certainly not jumping up and down yet, but the more good news the better!
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    This is some of the best news yet with hope for online gambling, even more so than the bill to repeal the online gambling act. With any kind of luck, this could go to the Supreme Court and American citizens just might stand a chance in being able to truly be free in this so called "Land of the Free". If you have a government that is telling you that you can't gamble online in the privacy of your own home, then there is definitely no freedom in that.

    I guess with this (and all the rest), we will just have to wait and see.

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    The Register has a good analysis ...

    Probably not a whole lot of hope for this, to be honest, at least on the "American's fundamental right to gamble online" ... as Burke Hanson points out, that one wasn't hashed out in the Constitution by the founding fathers.

    The phrase "fundamental rights" is a legal term of art referring to certain basic civil liberties that merit strict legal scrutiny under the American Constitution, and although poker is a venerable American tradition - and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is an avid poker player - it seems doubtful that the Supreme Court will elevate online gambling to a level of constitutional protection generally reserved for racial discrimination or political speech.

    If the US Department of Justice (DOJ) were to shut down this publication for criticizing DOJ policies toward gambling websites, that would be one thing; were the DOJ to shut down a gambling website itself, that would be something else entirely.

    Although the lawsuit will almost certainly fail on that argument, it also seeks to force the US to comply with its international obligations under the WTO ...
    Full article linked here: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/06...gambling_laws/

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    Great News!!!

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