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Gambling industry leader voices concerns about gambling bills

LAS VEGAS (AP) – While most gambling industry issues were shelved after Sept. 11 when Congress turned its focus to homeland security and the battered economy, an industry lobbyist said Internet gambling hasn’t moved far from the front burner.

Frank Fahrenkopf, president of the Washington, D.C.-based American Gaming Association, said Tuesday that anti-Internet gambling legislation survived the swirl of terrorism and anthrax.

In his address on the state of the gambling industry to the 18th annual Gov.’s Conference on Travel and Tourism, Fahrenkopf said the gaming association’s position has been to oppose Internet gambling. read more