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Old 03-22-2020, 02:03 AM   #3
Gzesh
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Re: Coronavirus is an opportunity for online poker

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Originally Posted by PokerXanadu View Post
I expect to see it happen in some states, especially if casinos remain closed for an extended period. Indian tribes, which are the driving force behind gambling legislation in many states, may reverse course to emphasize online gambling venues rather than their prevalent current stance that online jeopardizes their casino traffic, as some of the casino corps have already done. This will also open up the door to federal legislation, but that would still take many years unless this pandemic leads to a loggerhead shift in the social paradigm, where social distancing and "stay-at-home" attitudes become the norm.

I think it will, but not in those terms. rather, the remote, socially distanced activity will become a norm in its own right .... an evolution well under way before there was any pandemic.
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