Playing online poker in Washington? Welcome to Jail.

Filed as News on May 28, 2006 10:26 am

The State of Washington has passed a bill making online gambling a Class C Felony. In other words, visit Washington, fireup an online poker site, play a few games, and you might receive the same penalty as a person possessing child porn.

The made it a Class C Felony for god’s sake.

As usual, bloggers have done some digging and learned that the bill’s sponsors have received most of their campaign donations from Native American casinos.

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