FBI reviews online gaming

TAGs: FBI, Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act

030723_FBI1_nThe FBI has told a congressional committee that unregulated internet poker games can be manipulated. They discussed the ways in which one can get around the rules and touched on the idea of player collusion. Preventing cheating is much more difficult in an unregulated setting, so this kind of information is helpful to those who are pushing for legalization. The the FBI shared this information with the committee (lead by Rep. Barney Frank) reviewing a bill to reverse the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. Read more…


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