Pennsylvania State Senator Edwin Erickson wants the Keystone State become next to seriously consider regulating poker that is online. (Image: philly.com)
Each week, there seems to become a story that is new how one state or any other is considering on the web gambling. But that consideration often means anything from ‘a bill is mostly about to pass’ down to ‘someone, somewhere in the state said that maybe online gambling is an excellent concept.’ The news that is real whenever real legislation is taken to the table that will be exactly what’s about to take place in Pennsylvania.
State Senator Edwin Erickson (R-Chester/Delaware) has announced he intends to introduce a bill that would legalize and control online poker in Pennsylvania. The bill would not allow for a full range of online casino options, but would bring poker back to the Internet for state residents and visitors.
‘ My bill will just authorize Internet poker,’ Senator Erickson said. ‘Poker is unlike banking games in many respects that produce it perfect for the development of interactive gaming. Poker operators are not participants within the games and are indifferent as to the outcome.’
That’s a refrain that is common poker supporters, who have very long sought to separate your lives their game by which players vie against each other in a contest that melds skill and luck from other casino games that pit player against Continue reading