The Blaze references Michelle Minton on the Wire Act's application to issues other than sports betting, for which it was intended.
In 2011, the Office of Legal Counsel in the Department of Justice interpreted the Wire Act to apply only to sports betting. That ruling, as Michelle Minton of the Competitive Enterprise Institute has written, was consistent with the legislative intent and language of the law. Limiting the law only to sports betting allowed states to begin to enact legislation to, rightly or wrongly enact laws that legalized online gaming for their residents. It also allowed other states to sell lottery tickets online.
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