Vig & Juice Ep.4: The Travel Act
Vig & Juice is a podcast discussing the history and legality of gambling and sports betting in the US hosted by three attorneys who practice Fantasy Sports & Gaming Law at Vela Wood.
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In this episode, we discuss the Travel Act of 1961, including Robert Kennedy taking down the mob, gambling’s association with other nefarious activities, and the role of federalizing state laws.
- 1:15 – Name That Kennedy Trivia
- 3:25 – Robert Kennedy Taking Down the Mob
- 4:50 – What is the Travel Act?
- 6:20 – The Mob’s Gambling Tactics
- 7:45 – Gambling & Other Nefarious Activities
- 12:00 – Breaking Down the Travel Act
- 13:30 – Federalizing State Laws
- 16:25 – Federal Blanket v. Federal Floor