Senate hearing reinforces calls for federal regulation

State-by-state solution not seen as effective enough to tackle egaming "Wild West" by US Senate subcommittee

US lawmakers including Senator Dean Heller criticised the existing online gambling environment and called on Congress to introduce federal regulation to address illegal activity during a senate subcommittee hearing yesterday. Speaking at the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance, Heller described the current internet gaming industry as "the Wild West" which…

Claire McCaskill | Dean Heller | Jack Blum | Poker | Regulation | Senator Harry Reid | Uigea | US | Wire Act