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National casino lobbyist backs federal law restricting Internet gambling to online poker

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Danny Drake

Whitaker Askew, of American Gaming Association, talks Monday about internet gambling at the conference at Resorts Atlantic City, in Atlantic City.

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As New Jersey and other states try to cash in on Internet gambling, a top lobbyist for the U.S. casino industry maintained it would be better for Congress to pass a federal law that restricts online wagering to poker.

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Danny Drake

Whitaker Askew, of American Gaming Association, talks Monday about internet gambling at the conference at Resorts Atlantic City, in Atlantic City.