Online Gambling

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Arrests Made In Alleged Online Gaming Scheme

Authorities have arrested several executives of a Haltom City software development company, accusing them of running an electronic gambling operation.


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Rep. Joe Barton Presents Bill To Legalize Online Gambling

Railing against an “unenforceable” 2006 law banning online gambling, Rep. Joe Barton (R – TX) presented a bill to Congress this week that would make the practice legal again.


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Barton Wants Online Poker Legalized

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas planned to introduce a federal bill Friday to legalize online poker, hoping to pull the estimated $6 billion industry out of the shadows at a time when its top operators face serious legal troubles.