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The Obama administration may have called off the game more than a year ago, but the nation's poker partisans are still looking for a deal.
The cards have gone cold on the nation's booming poker industry since the Justice Department reshuffled the deck with a stunning crackdown on online poker gambling sites.
Federal prosecutors are using aggressive new tactics against online poker companies based abroad — charging the people who provide U.S. banking and financial services to them with multibillion-dollar money laundering and wire fraud conspiracy, and seizing the websites they operate.