Reid pushes online poker legislation but finds the deck stacked
December 8th, 2010
09:06 PM ET
3 years ago

Reid pushes online poker legislation but finds the deck stacked

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WASHINGTON (CNN) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, may have to fold his efforts to push a measure legalizing online poker in the
United States into a tax-cut bill, in light of strenuous opposition from Republicans.

Such a provision would greatly benefit some of Reid's biggest campaign backers - those in the gaming industry, which has been lobbying for the change.

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Filed under: Harry Reid • Nevada • New Jersey
soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. edward

    How typical that dirty harry reid tries to sneak in some load of crap like this. Thats all we need is more legalized gambling.

    December 8, 2010 09:21 pm at 9:21 pm |
  2. ChumBucket

    I guess we now know why Harra's was pushing its employees to vote for Reid.

    Does it get anymore corrupt than this?

    December 8, 2010 10:18 pm at 10:18 pm |