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Frank gets delay in law restricting Net casinos

Congressman favors legal online betting

Representative Barney Frank hopes to draft a bill to regulate and collect taxes from legal online gambling. Representative Barney Frank hopes to draft a bill to regulate and collect taxes from legal online gambling. (Pat Greenhouse/ Globe Staff/ File 2008)
By Jeremy Herb
Globe Correspondent / December 14, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Over the objections of gambling opponents in Congress, the Obama administration has granted a request by US Representative Barney Frank to delay a long-scheduled federal crackdown on illegal Internet poker and casino sites. (Full article: 1049 words)

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