Recently, PokerNews.com sat down with WPT CEO Steve Heller to discuss the changes made to the WPT business model and how it could potentially change if online poker is legalized in the U.S.
Excerpt from the article:
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“I’m not sure I’m the person to be predicting what the government is going to do, or any one of 51 or 52 governments is going to do in the United States. But we certainly have some optimism that you will see regulated online poker in some form somewhere during 2012. It think it feels to most of the industry like there’s a lot of momentum toward the government understanding that regulated online poker is the best solution for online poker.
What we’re really focused on is getting quality legislation and encouraging the government to interact with the industry and make sure that the legislation integrates all of the knowledge in the industry on how to best serve players, protect players, and satisfy the consumer interest.”
Read the full article at the link below:
The Insiders: WPT CEO Steve Heller on Online Poker Legislation, WPT Expansion, and More