08/14/2014 05:10 pm ET Updated Aug 14, 2014

How Washington Opened The Floodgates To Online Poker, Dealing Parents A Bad Hand

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In 2007, the head of the FBI’s Cyber Crime Fraud unit, Leslie Bryant, issued a stern warning to Americans: “You can go to Vegas. You can go to Atlantic City. You can go to a racetrack. You can go to those places and gamble legally. But don’t do it online. It’s against the law.”

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