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Current through Dec. 1, 2016

The following articles were prepared by Chuck Humphrey.  Click on the blue title to read the article:

The rest of the material in this portion of my site is extracted from a truly excellent article written by Jeffrey Rodefer while he was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Nevada.  I am indebted to Liebert Publishing, which publishes the Gambling Law Review, for permission to extract from and republish these materials.  The full text of his article, INTERNET GAMBLING IN NEVADA: Overview of Federal Law Affecting Assembly Bill 466, is available online in this online archive.

I have extracted the text of Mr. Rodefer's article as to each of the principal United States federal laws applying to gambling.  Click on the blue title to read the article.

  • Wire Act of 1961
  • Travel Act of 1961
  • Interstate Transportation of Wagering Paraphernalia Act of 1961
  • Illegal Gambling Business Act of 1970
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act of 1970 
  • Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992
  • Interstate Wagering Amendment of 1994
  • Amendment to Interstate Horseracing Act
  • Illegal Money Transmitting Business Act of 1992
  • Other Federal Statutes