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U.S. Congress To Hold Online Gambling Hearing

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee for Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade is set to conduct a hearing on internet gambling on October 25th.

The hearing's goal is to gather information about internet gambling regulation that will be used in determining the merits of Rep. Joe Barton's proposed Online Poker Act of 2011 ( H.R. 2366).

A letter sent from the Poker Players' Alliance to members, urges them to contact their representatives to voice support for online poker before the hearing takes place.

The Subcommittee consists of the following politicians:

Republicans:

Mary Bono Mack, California, Chairman

Marsha Blackburn, Tennessee, Vice Chair

Cliff Stearns, Florida

Charlie Bass, New Hampshire

Gregg Harper, Mississippi

Leonard Lance, New Jersey

Bill Cassidy, Louisiana

Brett Guthrie, Kentucky

Pete Olson, Texas

David McKinley, West Virginia

Mike Pompeo, Kansas

Adam Kinzinger, Illinois

Joe Barton, Texas

Fred Upton, Michigan

Democrats:

George Kenneth Butterfield, North Carolina

Charlie Gonzalez, Texas

Jim Matheson, Utah

John Dingell, Michigan

Ed Towns, New York

Bobby Rush, Illinois

Jan Schakowsky, Illinois

Mike Ross, Arkansas

Henry Waxman, California

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