Justice opens to gambling online – So, after half a century, suddenly the Department writes “you can”. The concerns and doubts that accompany this interpretative note are many, perhaps too many. Why this change? Assistant Attorney General, Judge Virginia Seitz was surprisingly clear: “The law of 1961 Wire Act, was intended to prevent the spread betting related to the world of sport, especially horse racing, basketball, football and baseball. In fact, after misrepresenting the Congress and going over the wording of the rule has extended the norm to lotteries and games of the whole business”.
Therefore, it would be an excess of regulatory Congress of fact and norm for decades prevented the web gambling industry can be extended well beyond the geographical boundaries of the individual, and rare, jurisdictions that have legalized during the years. The answer, prompted by the Nevada and Illinois, actually omits some facts deemed to be serious by dozens of Prosecutors.
The shadow business Web Gambling
In detail, ventures such as online poker and betting on the web, are a real engine useful for recycling and the mafia world. In addition, dozens of workers flock to the enormous revenues of dozens of banks and firms that act as a shield. These usually located in tax havens or offshore financial centers then turn the money over ordinary markets of finance and, often, the real economy.
Result, in the past three years, dozens of judges have closed the phone lines and online communications of tens of thousands of individual citizens and operators, even of companies active in the markets. The goal is clear, ” stop “, or in some way, try to disable a system that drains valuable resources outside the real economy leading them into areas managed by financial speculators doubt and sent the mafia world.