On September 20, 2011, in response to guidance requested by the states of Illinois and New York regarding the sale of lottery tickets online, the Department of Justice issued a memorandum opinion stating that the Wire Act does not prohibit lottery sales over the internet because it deals solely with wagering on sporting contests. While this opinion does not address online poker specifically, the reasoning employed interprets the Wire Act in such a way that its provisions don't apply to the game of poker. NOTE: If you want your real name used when winners are announced for the podcast, be sure your PokerStars Username and your First Name and/or Last Name are all public. (You can choose only first or last name to be public, but your PokerStars Username must be public if you want any of your name to be unibet poker mac in the podcast announcements.) While all play in the home games is subject to being recorded, edited, analyzed, commentated upon, and broadcast or published by RecPoker, no private information will ever be shared.