Appearing on a post-Super Bowl episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, President Barack Obama admitted that he sometimes places wagers on sporting events.
President Obama Admits to Betting on Sports Following Super Bowl 50

The nation’s highest ranking executive makes light of the current legal status of sports betting.

US Representative Joe Barton (R-TX) introduced legislation on Thursday that calls for the regulation and legalization of online poker on a federal level.
Representative Joe Barton Introduces Federal Bill to Legalize Online Poker

HR 2888 seeks to protect consumers while still allowing them to play one of America’s most popular games.

Texas amendment would automatically opt-in the state to a Federal program of online poker
Texas Online Poker Amendment Introduced

Texas state legislators introduced a constitutional amendment on Tuesday to authorize online poker if regulated by…

Texas poker bill addresses citizens desire to play the game in social settings
Texas Social Poker Gaming Act of 2013 Introduced

A new bill that would establish a legal mechanism for “social poker” gaming clubs to operate within the…

The bill would create a poker division under the Texas Lottery. Existing pari-mutuel facilities, bingo halls and tribal organizations would be eligable to apply for licenses.
Texas Poker Gaming Act of 2013 Introduced in State Legislature

Proposed legislation would regulate brick-and-mortar poker but does not address online poker

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