The Internet poker party is over– at least if you’re living and wagering in the United States. Federal prosecutors are targeting the Web’s busiest gambling venues and Congress is preventing credit card companies from processing payments to them. But some legislators are beginning to push back against the anti-gambling statutes, arguing that current laws infringe on our personal liberties. And at least one international organization says they’re a violation of free trade. Tech Tuesday explores future of online gambling.


  • Annie Duke Professional poker player; and author, "Annie Duke: How I Raised, Folded, Bluffed, Flirted, Cursed and Won Millions at the World Series of Poker" (Hudson Street Press)
  • Jim Leach Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Iowa) (1976-2007)
  • Tony Batt Reporter, Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Jeff Schmidt CEO, Idenik
  • Naotaka Matsukata Senior Policy Adviser, Altson & Bird; former Director of Policy Planning, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

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