The winner of a $1.5 billion Mega Millions drawing nearly two years ago was a victim in a $107 million fraud scheme, authorities say.
"Sports betting captures the headlines, but online [casino] gaming is bigger," noted one expert panelist at NCLGS this week.
In oral arguments on Thursday, a government attorney reasserted that the 2018 DOJ opinion won't impact lotteries' operations.
The lottery industry is taking some hits in the media, and on Monday an anti-gambling group wrote a letter asking states to suspend sales.
The New Hampshire Lottery reasserted its efforts to fight the claim that the Wire Act applies to all forms of wagering crossing state lines.
Commercial casino revenue in the latest fiscal year totaled $42 billion; U.S. lottery revenue more than doubled that figure.
Official sports betting numbers from Delaware have been released, and the figures are strong but pale in comparison to New Jersey.
New Hampshire is embarking on legal online/mobile sports betting under a relatively unique relationship with Boston-based DraftKings.