Washington, D.C. To Offer Online Gambling The federal government has cracked down on online poker sites. But a Washington, D.C. official managed to slip an online gambling measure into a budget bill that passed earlier this year.
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Washington, D.C. To Offer Online Gambling

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Washington, D.C. To Offer Online Gambling

Washington, D.C. To Offer Online Gambling

Washington, D.C. To Offer Online Gambling

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The federal government has cracked down on online poker sites. But a Washington, D.C. official managed to slip an online gambling measure into a budget bill that passed earlier this year.

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