Several federal criminal statutes are implicated by illegal Internet gambling. Some of the more notable include the Wire Act, the Illegal Gambling Business Act, and the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is also involved in the matter. It has the power to suspend or discontinue the provision of, or the maintenance of, facilities used in connection with unlawful Internet gambling.
The Travel Act is another relevant statute. The statute prohibits gambling on sports events and prohibits the use of interstate commerce for the purpose of illegal gambling. The Travel Act also prohibits using a computer to carry out a bet or wager. In addition to the federal government, the state governments have expressed their concerns. However, the state governments do not have the power to prohibit online gambling on their own. However, they can enforce state laws against illegal Internet gambling on a federal level.
The CRS Report RS21984 is a useful reference that discusses several relevant statutes. The report includes an overview of the various laws that govern Internet gambling. It also provides text of the various statutes and their corresponding citations to state laws. This report is also available in a more concise form, known as a abridged form. The report is available in both printed and online forms. The report provides an abridged summary of the most interesting and important laws. It also provides an overview of the best practices that should be followed by government agencies. It also cites the most relevant citations to the various states’ gambling laws. The CRS report is useful for lawyers, legal experts, and government officials.
The aforementioned CRS Report RS21984 has been cited in several court decisions, including United States v. K23 Group Financial Services. The case involved the prosecution of internet poker operators who were alleged to have violated 18 U.S.C. 1955. The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) charged that K23 Group Financial Services had engaged in a variety of activities related to unlawful Internet gambling, including operating a computerized betting exchange and using a computerized betting exchange to facilitate online poker gambling. Among other things, the government alleged that K23 Group Financial Services had engaged in money laundering and illegal gambling. The government also cited several other statutory and regulatory provisions of the law that were relevant in the case. The CRS report also discusses remote gaming. The report cites a variety of laws and regulations, but does not discuss the Rewis case in detail. The report also does not cover the most important laws related to remote gaming.
The Federal Communications Commission also has the power to make regulatory decisions in the interest of protecting the public. The FCC may discontinue the lease or maintenance of facilities used in unlawful Internet gambling, or require the operator of such facilities to provide appropriate data security standards. Other relevant statutes include the Wire Act, the Illegal Internet Gambling Business Act, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, and the Gambling Devices Transportation Act.