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June 25, 2015 10:34 am

GOP Presidential Candidates Introduce Bill Championed by Sheldon Adelson

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Sheldon Adelson. Photo: Wiki Commons.

Sheldon Adelson. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

National Journal – Two Republican senators running for president reintroduced a bill Wednesday that would effectively ban Internet poker and other forms of online gambling—legislation that has long been championed by casino magnate and GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson.

Both Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio joined a handful of Republicans and one Democrat in reviving the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, a measure that proponents say would “restore” the proper interpretation of a decades-old federal ban on some gambling operations by expanding it to include Internet gambling.

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