Yesterday, all players with real money accounts at PokerStars and Fulltilt made a collective sigh of relief after the DOJ announced it would be facilitating player cashouts.

I am starting a letter writing campaign to my Minnesota Representatives and Senators asking for their support of H.R. 1174:

H.R. 1174: Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act

Summary: To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the licensing of Internet gambling activities by the Secretary of the Treasury, to provide for consumer protections on the Internet, to enforce the tax code, and for other purposes

The effectiveness of handwritten letters is explained in this TED talk by Omar Ahmad:

If you don’t have time to write a letter, please take one minute to express your support for H.R. 1174:

Thanks for reading!