new bill for internet poker being introduced

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May 5, 2008
new bill for internet poker being introduced
U.S. Senator Introduces Internet Poker Bill, S. 3616

The PPA is pleased to inform its more than 1 million members that U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (NJ-D) has introduced S. 3616, the Internet Skill Game Licensing and Control Act of 2008.

This exceptional piece of legislation will establish licensed Internet poker in the U.S. and provide American consumers with the vast benefits of a clear regulatory system. The bill is the first of its kind to focus primarily on your favorite pastime. S. 3616, is landmark legislation for the poker community and sets the stage for the next Congress and new Administration to enact sound public policy in the area of Internet poker.

Today, the PPA issued a press release in support of the bill. And we are encouraging everyone to send an note to Senator Menendez to thank him for introducing this bill. You can do this by going to the Senator’s "Contact Me" page on his official Senate Website.

Tell the Senator:

Thank you for introducing S. 3616, the Internet Skill Game Licensing and Control Act
As a poker player and a voter, it is important to me that our government takes steps to regulate Internet poker in the U.S.
Regulation will provide necessary safeguards to protect adult consumers, children and problem gamblers. Moreover, significant federal and state revenue can be gained through a U.S. regulated industry.
S. 3616 is a positive development and the poker community applauds you for introducing it.
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lets hope indeed for the good news guys
This is very good news. I worry about not being able to play. I don't live near any casinos,
and I am a hold-em fanatic as well as other poker games. I figure the politicians might as well come to their senses about it. This is a "free" country and they make plenty of tax revenue off the small winnings I get yearly. Thanks Poker Players Alliance.

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