Washington State-based tribal casino operator the Quinault Indian Nation has accused Valve Corporation of facilitating illegal gambling on its online video games distribution platform Steam in a new lawsuit.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and his Pennsylvania counterpart Josh Shapiro have attacked the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) decision to revise its interpretation of the Wire Act and suggested that the department was influenced by anti-iGaming lobbyists.
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has attempted to address concerns over the US Department of Justice's revised opinion on the Wire Act by insisting that states and tribes are still able to offer regulated online gaming.
Regulus Partners analysts foresee years of legal challenges across the US following the Department of Justice's reversal of its Wire Act opinion to conclude that the law's prohibitions apply to all forms of gaming
Assemblyman Mike Gatto has announced that he is to give up on attempting to pass a bill that would legalise online poker in the US state of California, claiming there is not yet a consensus on the issue.
PokerStars has joined forces with a number of California tribal casinos and cardrooms to launch an online poker coalition in an effort to promote an open and fair market for any future regulated internet poker market in the state.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris is seeking a District Court injunction to block the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Native American tribe from offering real-money online gambling in the US state.