A group that tracks gambling-related legislation worldwide says least 10 U.S. states are considering bills to legalize or expand Internet gambling this year.
Congresswoman Dina Titus is calling for a hearing about the issue of online gaming.
Gamblers who prefer their laptops to blackjack tables could be getting a boost from Washington.
Governor Brian Sandoval is making a push for legal Internet gaming within Nevada’s borders.
MGM Resorts and two other firms are now licensed for online poker within Nevada’s borders.
Governor Brian Sandoval is supporting a federal bill to legalize Internet poker.
Three more companies now have licenses for online poker in Nevada.
Nevada gambling regulators have approved three companies’ plans to participate in Internet poker sites accessible only within state boundaries, although the sites themselves have a few hurdles to clear.
Starting in February, Nevada gaming regulators will begin taking applications for Internet poker sites.
A pair of Vegas casino giants are getting ready for the day when Internet poker is legal in the United States.