We Need the Money
Isn't it amazing how when Congress needs money, ideology goes out the window. Congress is now considering legalizing online Poker and non-sports betting. What a change from four years ago when they snuck legislation through and justified it by saying that they were protecting us.
Will greed win out over political ideology? Who knows. It is interesting that there is an Opt Out clause in the current legislation for states with Native American casinos.
"Some adults will spend their money foolishly, but it is not the purpose of the federal government to prevent them legally from doing it."
REPRESENTATIVE BARNEY FRANK, on a proposal in Congress to tax internet gambling.
See the whole article here at the New York Times.
Enjoy the Pokery Goodness!