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Professional poker player Greg Raymer (left) chats with Rep. Joe Barton, Texas Republican, before a press conference Tuesday near the Capitol to urge the legalization of online poker with betting. Mr. Barton and Rep. John Campbell, California Republican, are pushing parallel bills to clarify the laws allowing online poker in the U.S. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

Professional poker player Greg Raymer (left) chats with Rep. Joe Barton, Texas Republican, before a press conference Tuesday near the Capitol to urge the legalization of online poker with betting. Mr. Barton and Rep. John Campbell, California Republican, are pushing parallel bills to clarify the laws allowing online poker in the U.S. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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