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Online Gambling's American Underworld

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Online Gambling's American Underworld

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The cards are digital but the cash is real in online gambling. There's a fortune being won, and lost, on the Web, even though it's illegal in the United States. Players go to surprising lengths to enter the virtual casino and place their bets.

Sue Schneider, publisher of Interactive Gaming News

Will Deadwyler, online poker player

Mark Mendel, lawyer representing Antigua before the World Trade Organization