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**FILE** Buddy Roogow (center), D.C. Lottery Executive Director, testifies June 29, 2011, at the Wilson Building in Washington, D.C., before a city council hearing regarding online poker in D.C. At right is Natwar M. Gandhi, D.C.'s Chief Financial Officer. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)
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**FILE** Buddy Roogow (center), D.C. Lottery Executive Director, testifies June 29, 2011, at the Wilson Building in Washington, D.C., before a city council hearing regarding online poker in D.C. At right is Natwar M. Gandhi, D.C.'s Chief Financial Officer. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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