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February 24, 2013
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Our Opinion: Nevada raises the online gaming stakes

When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie failed to keep a strong poker face, saying he might sign an amended version of a New Jersey's online-wagering bill this week, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Legislature responded by raising the stakes.

In less time than it takes to play a regular poker game, Sandoval and Legislature showed just how quickly a nonpartisan group can work together and get something done Thursday. Assembly Bill 114 was pushed through the Assembly and Senate as an emergency measure just to be signed by Sandoval hours later.

When all is said and done, online poker …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Feb 24, 2013 03:36AM Published Feb 24, 2013 03:36AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.