West Virginia sports betting app stalls on Wire Act worries

When the US Department of Justice issued its latest re-interpretation of the Wire Act of 1961 last November, no one really knew what the real life consequences of that action would be. This week, the ripple effect of that action (widely seen as a gift to anti-online poker zealot and GOP donor Sheldon Adelson) hit…

West Virginia Sports Betting Does $7.5 Million in First Month

West Virginia's first month of regulated sports betting was something of a success with two bookmakers accounting for $7.5 million in wagers. The big numbers came in the wake of months of controversy and held a few surprises for those watching the emerging US sports betting vertical. Of that $7.5 million, $7.07 million was taken…