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Exec: Time is short for U.S. online poker regs

LAS VEGAS — With billions of dollars at stake, the head of the gambling industry’s main lobbying group sounded a pessimistic note Tuesday about the prospect of Congress passing Internet regulatory laws this year.American Gaming Association chief Frank Fahrenkopf Jr. cast online wagering hosted by sites overseas as “the next frontier of our business,” and one of the biggest threats to the casino industry in the United States.But Fahrenkopf told reporters in Las Vegas that passing a measure such as one backed by Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and Republican Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona would need …

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