Legislators are debating whether or not to let online poker operators to set up shop and run legal internet gambling sites in Nevada. Online poker giant PokerStars.net
is leading the charge saying Internet gambling could generate millions in tax revenue and thousands of jobs for the state. But some casino companies are saying the bill could draw people away from their poker rooms. We talk with Assemblyman, William Horne
about his bill to establish online poker
. We also take your phone calls and emails about whether or not online poker is a good or a bad idea.
William Horne, Assemblyman, D-Las Vegas
Richard Perkins, lobbyist, Powerstars.net
Virginia Valentine, Nevada Resort Association