The judge in the New Hampshire Lottery’s suit against did not buy the DOJ’s lottery memo and gave them two weeks to establish a firm policy on the Wire Act.
The DOJ submitted evidence to a New Hampshire court claiming that the recent Wire Act opinion did not pertain to state lotteries, threatening the dismissal of the case.
It’s a record year for PA Lottery, but the lotto is still concerned about the effects of illegal skill games and a new Wire Act opinon on revenue.
Pennsylvania tried to be added as a co-plaintiff in the NH Lottery Wire Act suit, but the court will only let the PA Lottery file an amicus brief.
The PA Lottery wants to join as a plaintiff in the NH Lottery lawsuit trying to stop the DOJ from enforcing its new Wire Act opinion.
Department of Justice is giving states and online gambling operators until June 14 to come into compliance with the new Wire Act Opinion.
Many groups are not take this new DOJ Wire Act opinion lying down. The PA Attorney General, the PA Lottery and others are challenging the change.