US: DOJ DELAYS EXPANDED WIRE ACT ENFORCEMENT ON GAMBLING SECTOR TO 2020

On 13th June, Calvin Ayre reported that the DoJ is delaying – but not abandoning – its intention to enforce its new view that the Act applies to other forms of online gambling beyond sports betting.  The US Attorney general announced that the DoJ was extending the ‘grace period’ under which federal prosecutors “should not apply the Wire Act to non-sports-related betting or wagering”.

https://calvinayre.com/2019/06/13/business/doj-delays-wire-act-enforcement-2020/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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