Harry Reid backs online poker legalization

Updated: December 3, 2010, 7:11 PM ET
By Andrew Feldman

It was said by numerous industry insiders that the re-election of Senator Harry Reid in Nevada was a significant step in the legalization of the online poker industry. On Friday Dec. 3, it appears that those speculating on this issue were correct, as the Wall Street Journal reported Reid is seeking to legalize online poker.

Many believed that the Barney Frank bill (HR 2267) was going to be the difference-maker in an industry that seeks approval, but it seems to be stuck after getting out ...

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