NACS Action Alert

For over 50 years, Federal legislation prohibited gambling over phone lines and later the internet.  In 2011, the Department of Justice announced it was completely re-interpreting the law to only prohibit sports betting.  This opened the flood gates for all forms of internet gambling…including the sale of lottery tickets online.  NACS is supporting legislation that…

FDIC and DOJ Agree to Operation Choke Point Investigation

Agencies will launch preliminary inquiry into program potentially targeting tobacco sales, in response to requests from congressmenThe Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have said that they will both launch investigations into a much-criticized federal initiative, called “Operation Choke Point.” Operation Choke Point is designed to go after banks and…