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U.S. Congress Schedules Second Online Poker Hearing

U.S. Representative Mary Bono Mack has scheduled another hearing to discuss the implications of legalizing internet poker in the United States.

Rep. Bono Mack, who is the Chairperson of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, called originally for more hearings to get an understanding of the ramifications of legalizing the online card game in America. The latest hearing will be called "Internet Gaming: Regulating in an Online World," and will examine the issues of federal legalization and regulation.

As of the publishing of this article, no witness list was available. We will update this article when we are informed of the list.

UPDATE: The witness list has been published. It includes U.S. House of Representatives Frank Wolf , John Campbell and Barney Frank as well as Mark Lipparelli - Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Charles McIntyre - Executive Director of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission, Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr. - President and CEO of the American Gaming Association and Dr. Rachel A. Volberg - Senior Research Scientist at NORC at the University of Chicago specialising in research on gambling and problem gambling.

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