The U.S. Virgin Islands may soon be able to offer gaming that is online but many caveats abound. (Image source: Travel.usnews.com)
Most Americans know the U.S. Virgin isles for the sunshine and beautiful beaches that they are able to check out without needing to obtain a passport. But because of a ruling that is recent the islands' Attorney General, this vacation spot may soon become simply as well-known as a home for on the web gambling.
Attorney General Weighs In
V.I. Attorney General Vincent Frazer issued an impression to many other Virgin Islands officials, stating that the 2001 V.I. law that allowed for Internet gambling companies to run in the united states will never clash with any laws that are federal the usa, and therefore the law could finally be used to let the territory to host Web gambling companies. So far, the territory had held off on really permitting any online video gaming to get forward, because of warnings issued from the government that is federal.
However, as is often the case in these situations, things aren't quite that clear cut. What the law states just allows for two companies to operate as 'master service providers' within the territory, shutting out virtually any operators that are potential. And at least one of those companies says that they've lost most of their investors in the 12 years considering that the legislation has passed, due to the doubt around whether or not they'd