A draft law on online poker in Pennsylvania is allowed to introduce to the state legislature. The bill is sponsored by state Senators Edwin Erickson and Bob man.
The bill allows the State in online poker compacts with other States.
The invoice states “The development of the art and recent court decisions have the ability to interactive poker as a means to further improve and complement the benefits of casino games delivered, licensed facilities and the communities in which they operate to legalize created “. “Authorized interactive games, are once fully developed, people can participate in interactive poker in this Commonwealth, not only with other people in this Commonwealth, but with people in other cooperating U.S. jurisdictions in which interactive poker was allowed.”
However, a change in the language of accounting removing a line that says only poker games can be approved, leave open the possibility that the state later cheap online casino games.
The bill also includes a “bad actor” clause that companies that bets from Pennsylvania player after 2006, when a federal ban went into effect would block accepted. Such clauses have companies like PokerStars blocked from entering the online gambling industry in several states.
Pennsylvania recently conducted a study that found the state to see revenue of 129 million dollars a year through online gambling. The bill sets a tax rate of 14 percent on revenue.