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Online poker proponents lose a congressional ally
Online poker proponents lose a congressional ally

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AIR DATE: December 2, 2011

Democratic Congressman, Barney Frank announced he will not seek reelection next year. Frank was one of the original proponents of legalized online gambling. Frank is former head of the powerful House Financial Services Committee and used his position to advocate for some form of legalized online gambling. Although his efforts at getting an online gaming bill passed failed, he is seen as a powerful ally to the online poker world. So does Frank's retirement deal a significant blow to the future of online poker? We talk about what Barney Frank meant to online poker.
 
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Steve Tetreault, Washington Bureau chief, Stephens Media
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