Joe Barton’s proposed legislation to legalise and regulate online poker in the United States is gaining more support. The HR2366 bill added another five co-sponsors last week, following the six it gained in late July. The number of co-sponsors has now risen to 25 and includes representation from both sides of the aisle
Democratic co-sponsors from last week include Rep. Howard Berman (California), Rep. John Larson (Connecticut), Rep. James Himes (Connecticut) and Rep. Peter Welch (Vermont). The lone Republican was Rep. Jim Gerlach (Pennsylvania).