Euro Regulators Object To U.S. Attempts To Curb Online Gambling

  • March 26, 2009
European regulators said Thursday that U.S. attempts to curb Web gambling violate World Trade Organization rules. But the European authorities also said they don't intend to file a complaint with the WTO, Reuters reported.

A 2006 U.S. law, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, prohibits banks and credit card companies from sending money to online gambling sites. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) has said he intends to soon introduce a repeal.--Wendy Davis

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