Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives have re-introduced legislation to restore the Wire Act and institute a federal ban on online gambling.

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) introduced the Restoration of America’s Wire Act for the second time Wednesday, having first done so last March with identical legislation in the 113th Congress.

In an effort to reverse the Department of Justice’s 2011 decision expanding online gaming, Congressman Chaffetz said that the bipartisan legislation will restore the long-standing interpretation of the Wire Act...

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