Online gambling is a lucrative industry, but it's also illegal when the activity occurs in a state that outlaws gambling. Meanwhile, the government's tools for fighting the practice are getting the job done, but often in a roundabout way. Attorneys Marc S. Friedman and Athena Cheng examine the old standbys such as the Wire Act and the Travel Act, and look ahead to the more comprehensive Internet Gambling Prohibition Act, currently wending its way through the legislative process.
From Poker to the Pokey: The Laws Governing Online Gambling
Special to Law.com
July 14, 2006