Joe Barton Speaks Out On Federal Online Poker

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Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton spoke out about his latest attempt to pass an online poker bill, saying that legislation is a matter of "when", not "if".

Barton spoke about his bill with gambling group "Gambling Compliance", who posted the interview on its YouTube channel at:

It is unknown just what the chances are that Barton's poker bill will make it through the federal legislature. New York Congressman Peter King has already introduced an online gambling bill and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is working on a similar measure, although the latter said he doesn't think any such measure will become law.

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Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.