The DOJ Shouldn’t Reignite the Fight Against Intrastate Gambling


Reason cited research by Senior Fellow Michelle Minton on state gambling regulations and the Department of Justice.

Research into a history of the Wire Act by Michelle Minton, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, conclusively shows that the act was never intended to limit states from regulating gaming that occurs entirely within their borders. Nor would doing so be consistent with the principles of federalism and dual sovereignty between states and the federal government.

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