ABC.com: Federal Officials Order Banks to Freeze Millions in Online Poker Winnings
Be it Obama – or even the other big O in the country (Oprah) – can you go fix this moronic policy? If we’re in a recession and people are actually making extra money doing something that enables it, why are we stopping it? Especially for online gambling. Considering that is only illegal if it’s done online… Can’t you simply tax the winnings and call it good?
How is it even lawful – never mind rational – that Lotto, scratch tickets, pull tabs, and full blown casinos are legal if they are brick and mortar based, but online poker playing is suddenly a illegal, actionable, sinful and a felony [in some states] to boot?
You wanted the top seat and promoted change to get there…