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Submission + - Congress to Give Online Gambling a 'Royal Flush'

Nameisyoung007 writes: The loophole that has allowed online poker to survive is about to be closed. Both houses of congress have passed a bill that toughens cargo security, but the bill has a stowaway itself- "the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006", which makes it illegal for banks and credit card companies to make payments to online (and offshore) gambling companies.

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