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DOJ claims Wire Act reinterpretation does not apply to lotteries

New memo could be designed to undercut legal challenge against the revision and leave online gambling to “fend for itself”

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has claimed its revised opinion on the Wire Act does not impact lotteries, in a move that could be designed to undercut a legal challenge against the opinion. In a memo sent Monday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the DOJ did not conclude that lotteries were affected by the new…

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