Forbes.com this week had presented a very readable piece which was an objective about the online poker games. The write up was called “Are the Fed Cracking Down on Online Poker?” This article is an excellent read if you are looking to get an instant insight on the different poker groups that are operating in the US poker market. There are several questions that can crop up which will leave you thinking if the Feds would be willing to crack down on a completely on an industry that generates a profit of $30 billion in betting alone.
The article also seems to talk a lot about the future of the US gambling scene and its poker industry where almost 2.5 million Americans play. The Feds have surely taken major steps to crack down on poker joints and try and curtail poker and block Americas favorite pastime even ahead of implementing the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act that will be passed out in june of this year.
The write has some of the industry’s top notch names like Poker Stars, Doyles Room and even Full Tilt Poker. It also makes a mention of the Party Gaming groups which was made to leave the industry forcefully because of the introduction of the UIGEA in 2006.
Groups that were still functioning and serving its customers through the article made it known about how they felt and that they were not taking law into their hands. Doyle Brunson was quoted saying, “I don’t have a problem with the Justice Department and I hope they don’t have a problem with me. At my age I really don’t care if they are going to cast the gauntlet.”