Internet Gambling Legalization Bid Seen as Long Shot

A movement to legalize online poker and other forms of non-sports betting cleared a major hurdle when a key bill passed the House Financial Services Committee July 28. But final passage of the measure is still being viewed on Capitol Hill as a crap shoot at best. "This is, by no means, a sure thing," said a senior staffer on the financial services committee. "In fact, I'd call it a long shot." That's because the window to get anything passed is quickly closing. Congress is set to take a...Full Story
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