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  • Expert: Justice Department reversal on online gambling 'correct decision'

    Photo of John W. Kindt, a professor emeritus of business administration at the University of Illinois and a leading national gambling critic

    In reversing an Obama-era decision that effectively allowed internet gambling, the Department of Justice has revitalized the Interstate Wire Act of 1961, an anti-gambling statute championed by then-Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy to fight organized crime, said John W. Kindt, a professor emeritus of business administration at the University of Illinois and a leading national gambling critic.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact John W. Kindt, call 217-433-0075 (cell); email jkindt@illinois.edu.