New Hampshire challenging federal ruling on online gambling
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Posted on 4/11/2019 by
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A federal judge will hear a legal challenge from New Hampshire over a U.S. Department of Justice legal opinion that the state fears will threaten online gambling and state-run lotteries.

In a reversal from 2011, the department in November interpreted the federal Wire Act as applying to any form of gambling that crosses state lines, not just sports betting. That raised concerns about the viability of online poker and other gambling across states, as well as state lotteries.

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