A Disturbing 'State' of Affairs

29 May 2006

U.S. Rep. Robert Scott, D-Va., recently said: "If we wanted to be effective in prosecuting illegal gambling over the Internet, we would prosecute individual gamblers." It appears that Congressman Scott's point of view is gathering steam, and the online gaming industry should be concerned.

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Lawrence G. Walters, Esq., is a partner in the national law firm of Weston Garrou, DeWitt & Walters, www.GameAttorneys.com. He has been practicing for over 17 years, and represents clients involved in all aspects involved in the online gambling industry. Nothing contained in this article constitutes legal advice. Please consult with your personal attorney regarding specific legal matters. Mr. Walters can be reached at Larry@LawrenceWalters.com, or via AOL Screen Name: "Webattorney."

Lawrence G. Walters is a partner with the national firm of Weston, Garrou, DeWitt & Walters, with offices in Orlando, Los Angeles and San Diego. The firm practices in the area of Free Speech regulation, Internet law, Gaming law and Advertising issues. Nothing in this article is intended as legal advice. Please consult with your personal attorney on specific legal issues.

You can reach Lawrence Walters at: Larry@LawrenceWalters.com, www.GameAttorneys.com or AOL Screen Name, "Webattorney."