57 Drake L. Rev. 445 (2008-2009)
The Business of Betting or Wagering: A Unifying View of Federal Gaming Law

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THE BUSINESS OF BETTING OR WAGERING:
   A UNIFYING VIEW OF FEDERAL GAMING
                               LAW


                          Ben J. Hayes*

                     Matthew J. Conigliaro **



                        TABLE OF CONTENTS

   I. Introduction  ........................................................................................... 446
   II. Use of The Business of Betting or Wagering in Federal
      G am ing  L aw   ........................................................................................... 447
 III. Applicable Principles of Statutory Construction .......................... 448
 IV. Analyzing the Statutory Language to Define The Business of
      B etting  or  W agering ........................................................................... 450
      A . Plain M eaning  ................................................................................. 450
      B . Legislative  H istory  ......................................................................... 452
          1. T he W ire  A ct ............................................................................ 452
          2. T he Internet  A ct  ...................................................................... 455
      C. Statutes In Pari M ateria  ................................................................ 455
          1. T ax on  W agers .......................................................................... 455
          2. Interstate  H orseracing  A ct ..................................................... 457
          3. Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act ................ 459
          4. Incom e Tax Exclusion  ............................................................. 460
      D . C ase  L aw   ......................................................................................... 460
  V . C onclusion ............................................................................................. 465



    *     B.A. University of South Florida, 1987; J.D., University of Florida, 1992.
Ben J. Hayes is the sole shareholder of Ben J. Hayes, P.A., St. Petersburg, Florida. Mr.
Hayes' law practice focuses on gaming law and sports and entertainment law. He is a
member of the International Masters of Gaming Law.
   **     B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1992; J.D., Tulane
University, 1995. Matthew J. Conigliaro is a shareholder of Carlton Fields, P.A., St.
Petersburg, Florida. Mr. Conigliaro's law practice focuses on appellate law. He is
board certified by the Florida Bar in appellate practice.

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