Texas is eying on online poker

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Texas is eying on online poker


A three-page bill, which would authorize Texas to license online poker operators with the passing of federal online poker legislation, is expected to be voted in November in Texas.

If approved after public ballot early November named « The constitutional amendment to authorize online poker gaming regulated under federal law », the Joint Resolution introduced yesterday by Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte will establish a programme to license the operation of online poker sites as soon as federal law is passed. It would allow any state the possibility of applying the law to authorize operators to accept bets from players in States Texas automatically compacts with under a federal regulatory system. The bill proposes that if federal legislation do not pass, the Texas Lottery would have authority to license online poker rooms itself.

The legislation, entitled the Texas Poker Gaming Act of 2013, would see the state’s racetracks, bingo halls and reservations eligible for poker licenses, while also imposing a ban on electronic poker tables. Poker would be categorized as a game of skill and regulated by the Texas Lottery Commission. 

Source: eGRMagazine


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