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Wire Act Applies Only to Sports - What About "Sport of Poker"

24 December 2011 , By: compncards
Poker as Sport 401x300
The DOJ released a memo today that has the poker world abuzz, and for good reason. Essentially, the memo is an opinion from Assistant Attorney General Virginia Seitz that clearly states that the Wire Act only applies to a "sporting event or contest. " Players around the United States as well as lobbyists are rejoicing after the great news. However, Lon McEachern in passing said the following: @lonmceachern[http://twitter.
Categories: DOJ, Sport of Poker, Wire Act