Online Gambling

Congress Considers Legalizing Online Poker

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Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) introduced legislation late Thursday that would license and regulate online poker.

Internet gambling is currently in a legal gray zone. A 2006 law curbed Internet gambling, but a 2011 Justice Department decision has permitted states to allow online gambling within their own borders. 

Unlike a recent bill from Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.), Barton's bill, the Internet Poker Freedom Act, would apply only to poker and not other forms of online gambling.

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    The Whole “Casino/Counting Cards” scene from Rain Man.

    The guys standing by the Bellagio fountains at the end of Ocean’s 11

    The “3 Most Successful Casino Robberies” from Ocean’s 11

    The opening scene (showing Fremont St) in Viva Las Vegas.

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