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The G2E Expo is currently underway in Las Vegas and on Monday several executives in the gambling industry discussed online gambling.
The discussions included legalization and regulation of online poker in the United States, the tax implications of any possible legalization, and states' rights in regards to any law passed at a Federal level.
The list of executives who participated in the discussion included Jan Jones, Caesars Entertainment Communication Chief and Dan Walsh, Legal Expert on Internet Gambling.
Jones said that safety needs to be stressed in discussions of online poker, and believes that online poker in the U.S. is a definite possibility, although she could give no estimate as to when it may be a reality.
States' rights was a topic that offered several differing opinions, with some believing a Federal law is the best option, while others opined that individual states must be given the choice to opt in or out of online gambling.
The G2E Expo continues in Las Vegas through October 6th.