WTO Rules Against U.S. Web-Gambling Ban A new ruling from the World Trade Organization could open the door to Internet gambling in the United States. The WTO has ruled that U.S. laws prohibiting on-line betting violate global trade pacts. If the ruling stands, the United States would be forced to either change its gambling laws or face trade sanctions. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.
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WTO Rules Against U.S. Web-Gambling Ban

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WTO Rules Against U.S. Web-Gambling Ban

WTO Rules Against U.S. Web-Gambling Ban

WTO Rules Against U.S. Web-Gambling Ban

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A new ruling from the World Trade Organization could open the door to Internet gambling in the United States. The WTO has ruled that U.S. laws prohibiting on-line betting violate global trade pacts. If the ruling stands, the United States would be forced to either change its gambling laws or face trade sanctions. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.