Online gambling market in US
March 1, 2010, 11:37 am (8 years ago)
According to the McClatchy-Tribune Information service, an online gambling market predicted to be worth $20 billion worldwide this year keeps on attracting pro-online gambling investment in lobbying activities.
The service states that as said buy obligatory disclosures, Harrah’s, the world’s biggest casino operator, has spent over $3 million in the last year to advertize online gambling, and that the Vancouver-based Interactive Gaming Council supplied no less than $2.3 million to the pro-online betting attempt.
Additionally, PokerStars, the world’s biggest online poker room, spent $300 000 via an mediator to Representative Dick Gephardt, an ex-House Democratic head and presidential contender from St. Louis who currently operates a profitable lobbying business.