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Protecting Casinos & Robbing States of Revenue Most Important Issue for Harry Reid

csadowski Wrote: Sep 29, 2012 1:58 PM
Maybe there's a hidden agenda, if the states have less gambling revenue to pay for education then where will the states have to make up for that loss revenue? TAX'S
Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid hasn’t had time to pass a Senate Budget in nearly four years but he’s found a way to give states more debt and unemployment headaches. As states struggle to balance their budgets in the worst economic recovery since the Great Depression, Senator Reid wants to federalize online poker, effectively robbing states of BILLIONS of dollars in lottery revenue.

As reported by Politico, Reid allied himself with Republican Senator Jon Kyl to draft a bill that would federalize online poker and ban states from offering ALL other forms of Internet gambling. This would...