Prohibition's Pending Demise: Internet Gambling and United States Policy
Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law & Policy, Vol. X, Fall 2009
42 Pages Posted: 8 Oct 2011
Date Written: Fall 2009
In this article, I posit that the United States is on the verge of a dramatic transformation with respect to its Internet gambling policy. Because of a sudden, renewed interest in harnessing online gambling profits for state benefit due to the current recession, there is a pressing and significant need for information about online gambling. This article provides an overview of the history of United States policy with respect to gambling, and illustrates the factors that must be met if widespread policy change is to succeed.
Keywords: Gambling, Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, Morality, Criminal Law, Vice, Indian Gaming
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