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Massachusetts to consider legalising online poker

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Lawmakers in the US state of Massachusetts have introduced amendments to the state’s General Laws to allow for licensed online poker operations.

The amendments are sponsored by 18 lawmakers who say that since the introduction of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA), hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts consumers have been playing internet poker through websites controlled by illegal off-shore businesses.

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