Bodog Calvin Ayre legal victory – Another step towards legalization?

17 Jul 2017

Bodog Calvin AyreGambling tycoon Calvin Ayre and his Bodog online gambling website have been exempt from all charges of illegal gambling and money laundering conspiracy, according to the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

Bodog was accused of providing gambling services to US customers from 2006 to 2012 and being responsible for more than $100m in gambling proceeds.

According to the original charges, Calvin Ayre and three individual partners, were sentenced to 25 years in prison and $1m in fines.

These allegations and charges have been put to rest since the 14th July resolution according to the ruling of Chief Judge Catherine Blake of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

It is a fact, case dismissed.

The Bodog domain (Bodog.com) has been returned in exchange for a $100,000. Additionally, the website has been cleared of any negative implications of money laundering and is no longer under the watchful eye of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This means that, in almost complete certainty, Bovada will mark this decision with a strong re-entry to the online gambling industry.

Additionally, according to iGaming experts this court ruling has been remarked as a landmark decision towards the impending legalization of online gambling in the US.

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