Loretta Lynch, tapped by President Barack Obama to become the nation’s next attorney general, said that if she’s confirmed, she likely wouldn’t alter the Justice Department’s landmark opinion that opened the door to legal online gambling for the first time.
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Online, casino-style gambling was thought to be illegal in the United States until 2011, when the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) said it was OK (PDF) as long as it was done in-state and that Internet sports wagering was prohibited.
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