The Internet Wagering Conundrum

Geoghegan, Bill
July 2010
Hospitality Upgrade;Summer2010, p152
Trade Publication
The article discusses the problems of wagering using electronic communication or the Internet in the U.S. under the Interstate Wire Act. It mentions that the courts ruled that the Wire Act applies only to sports betting and not to online gambling but prohibits the use of credit card, check, or electronic funds transfer to pay for the online gambling. It notes the significance of the wagering sites in expanding the reach of the tracks.


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