Wire Act Revision Will Not Affect The Activities Of The Ministry Of Justice
The us department of justice said that during the revision of the wire act 1961, the issue of the legality of interstate and online lotteries was not affectedd.
According to the approval of the rosinstein, the ministry of justice has not yet decided whether the state lotteries should fall under the jurisdiction of wire act.
Rosenshtein noted that until the end of the revision process, lawyers of the ministry of justice should not impose an updated interpretation of wie act, in which it is argued that the legislation applies to all the forms of gembling.
If the ministry of justice decides, in accordance with which the operations of interstate lotteries fall under the jurisdiction of wire act, according to rosinstein, the state lotteries will receive a ninety-diet window, which will have to prove that their activities are underway in the law.
March 25 representatives of the new hampshire state lottery filed a lawsuit on the ministry of justice, demanding the legislation. However, the ministry stated that such a move from the lottery would not affect their decision.
Representatives of the new hampshire lottery argue that certain games may be prohibited during which the state will lose about $ 90 million profits per year. The ban on the spread of gembling between the states can be cut off on average by 25% per year, and in case of prohibiting such games, like powerball, the rates of lotteries will decrease by $ 80 million per year.
Recall that, in accordance with declared data on sales in 2018, the new york lottery received the status of the largest in the state.