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New York Senator John Bonacic (R) has introduced a bill before the state senate that would regulate certain interactive poker games.

Introduced Friday, the bill seeks to amend New York's racing,  pari-mutuel  wagering  and breeding law, and penal law, to allow state residents to engage in online poker games.

The bill references a number of court rulings including the DiCristina case which have found that poker is predominantly a game of skill under federal law...

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