Online-gambling bill’s future uncertain

Fear of Hill move called unfounded

Question of the Day

What has been the biggest debacle on Obama's watch?

View results

In November, a hearing before a House subcommittee delved into concerns that federally sanctioned online gambling could “cannibalize” state lottery revenue. A lottery director from New Hampshire testified its lottery and casinos tend to draw from the same customer pool, but poker players tend to be much younger than the lottery’s demographic of 35 to 60 years old. Therefore, cannibalization might be a more relevant question 20 years down the road.

© Copyright 2014 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

blog comments powered by Disqus
TWT Video Picks