Tag Archives: loretta lynch
- New wave of arrests nets more FIFA officials linked to corruption scandal
December 3, 2015
Twelve more FIFA officials were arrested Thursday in a pre-dawn operation led by United States officials in Switzerland, the New York Times reported. Some of the arrests were made at the Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich, the same luxury hotel where the other FIFA officials were arrested in May...
- NFL, DOJ past argument shows sports betting to be a “game of skill”
July 24, 2015
According to documents discovered by ESPN through searches of public records, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and NFL lawyers have called sports betting a “game of skill” in past legal arguments. In 2003, the NFL was among several groups attempting to prevent the state of Delaware from reintroducing a football-based...
- Football world rocked as top FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges
May 27, 2015
The football world was shaken up early Wednesday morning on news of the arrest of seven top FIFA officials in Zurich on corruption charges. US authorities filed indictments of racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy against 14 individuals – including FIFA VP Jeffrey Webb, who is also president of...
- AGA invites newly-confirmed AG Loretta Lynch to join illegal gambling crackdown
April 24, 2015
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has invited newly-confirmed Attorney General Loretta Lynch to join state attorneys general and other top law enforcement officials in partnership with the gaming industry through its initiative to crack down on illegal gambling operations. The US Senate confirmed the nomination of Loretta Lynch on Thursday...
- RAWA hearing set for March 26; Adelson’s political sock puppets learn their lines
March 13, 2015
A US House of Representatives committee hearing on the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) has reportedly been rescheduled for the end of this month. On Thursday, the Poker Players Alliance tweeted that “multiple Capitol Hill sources” had informed it that the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security...
- Weekly Poll- Will Loretta Lynch reverse DOJ’s Wire Act opinion once confirmed as attorney general?
February 27, 2015
[polldaddy poll=8666579] President Obama’s pick to serve as the next attorney general, Loretta Lynch, is having a hard time finding Republican supporters. She has said she's unlikely to reverse the Justice Department’s 2011 opinion on the scope of the Wire Act, so we asked our readers, “Will Loretta Lynch reverse...
Weekly Poll – Which Team Will Win the 2014 NBA Finals?
June 13, 2014
Bill to ban online gambling quietly introduced to the US Senate
September 26, 2016