A draft law on online gambling in the United States prohibit introduced no Congress in March seems stalled and is now firmly in the Committee.
The restoration of the Americas Wire Act was Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) introduced, but it looked really of billionaire Las Vegas Sands owner Sheldon Adelson coalition come to stop Internet gambling .
Adelson was personally secure a lobbying to say online gambling ban, it is land-based casinos injured and promote underage gambling.
The bill was introduced with nine sponsors, but has not addressed in Congress. It was moved to the Congress Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and investigations.
According to some published reports, analysts say the chances are good the bill will not move out of committee, as it seems to be gaining little support.
However Adelson campaign has continued to pick up support outside Congress.
The National Association of Convenience Stores has announced the coalition campaign back that it is to play underage gambling worry that one aspect of online gaming online lottery sales will cross state borders and leave.
“As a member of the convenience store industry I am most with the impact that the DOJ had decision on the sale of lottery products,” Lyle Beckwith, NACS Senior Vice President of Government Relations, said in a press statement. “Lottery tickets should not be sold interstate over the internet. These sales risk can children buy them, people in states that do not want to let that play gambling, and money and sales pulling some states in others., If Congress does not act, these laws to adopt the States to open the floodgates for Internet gambling and it is difficult or impossible to get it back. ”