House of Cards: Feds aim to overrule states, ban online gambling

By Yaël Ossowski  / March 5, 2015  / Watchdog.org Taking risks and reaping huge rewards may be a fixture of American politics, but a bill being pushed through committee may completely outlaw the chance for Americans to do the same from their home computer or smartphone on Internet gambling websites. At least that’s the idea behind H.R. 707, a bill introduced by anti-gambling champion U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, sent to the House Judiciary Committee after it was introduced last month for a scrupulous examination by lawmakers. The Restoration of America’s Wire Act, as Chaffetz and his 14 co-sponsors named it, […]