The Ongoing Uncertainty Created by the Latest DOJ Wire Act Opinion

The Ongoing Uncertainty Created by the Latest DOJ Wire Act Opinion

October 14, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Veronese 2405
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English
Since the U.S. Department of Justice issued its revised opinion on the Wire Act of 1961, and then extended the moratorium on its enforcement until June 15, the uncertainty and confusion that has resulted has been widespread. Multiple states have initiated legal action against the federal government, the most notable being New Hampshire filing suit to protect their related revenues. Although it's hard to predict what the status of the case will be by October, this session will review the current state of affairs, discuss the implications of the revised DOJ opinion and its disconnect with UIEGA, its chilling effect on intra-state wagering, the payment processing concerns it raises and more.

Contributors

  • C.J. Fisher

    Moderator

    Fox Rothschild

  • Greg Brower

    Speaker

    Shareholder

    Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

    Co-Chair, White Collar Defense and Government Investigations, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Former FBI Assistant Director and Deputy General...

  • Dawn Himel

    Speaker

    Deputy Director, Gaming Division

    Louisiana Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General

    Dawn M. Himel is the Deputy Director of the Gaming Division of the State of Louisiana Attorney General's Office. She was in private practice prior to...

  • Kent Young

    Speaker

    CEO

    Spin Games, LLC.

    Kent Young is the founder and president of Spin Games LLC, his second start-up. Young previously started True Blue Gaming LLC, provider of content to...

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    IAGA Best Practices Institute

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