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Marvin Pojani 3039 Keene Park Dr. Largo, FL 33771 18:50 The Honorable Bill Young 2407 Rayburn House Office Building, United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515-0910 Dear Congressman Young: As a 13 year resident of Pinellas County, I am writing to express my support about H.R.2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act. The basis of H.R. 2267 is to substitute an unregulated, offshore industry with an on- shore, regulated industry. This legislation offers a much needed common sense approach to internet gaming regulation in the United States. I strongly support the creation of a regulatory and enforcement framework for licensed gambling operators to accept bets and wagers from individuals in the U.S. In addition, H.R. 2267 would keep minors and other individuals that have gambling issues away from Internet gaming web sites. Knowing that there are millions of American citizens that spend billions of dollars on
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Unformatted text preview: offshore Internet gambling web sites, the U.S. should seek to bring that business on-shore and regulate it, thus providing protection to the consumers. In addition, H.R. 2267 would stimulate our economy by creating new jobs in the U.S. Who actually knows if some of the players you play with our actually just bots to take your money in the long run and perhaps just a small phase of profit to boost your confidence? The point is clear that the government should not only legalize the bill but tax the industry for more government cash for things such as Healthcare or any necessary expense. However, I do believe that from reading the summary of the bill we can see its future and immediate potential. Consider: fees against unlawful acts, safeguards against fraud, money laundering, and safeguards against compulsive behavior; therefore a less stressful environment. Sincerely, Marvin Pojani...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course POS 2041 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at St. Petersburg College.

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