Push to Legalize Internet Poker Could Give U.S. Casinos Share of $25 Billion Pie

Poker has been played by presidents and partisans alike for generations. But until now, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have tried to inhibit millions of Americans from participating in the popular game with other players online. More than 2,000 websites currently offer users the chance to wager real cash in games of skill and chance, including poker, according to the American Gaming Association. But most of them are run by offshore companies, industry experts say. Now some lawmakers want to...Full Story
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