Pennsylvania Senator Edwin Erickson has confirmed that he intends to introduce new legislation in the next few weeks which would authorise internet poker in the US state.

Senator Erickson plans to introduce Senate Bill 1386 which would authorise interactive gaming in the form of online poker.

It follows the release of study last month by the state’s study from the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee which identified online gaming as a large new source of increased tax revenue for the state.

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