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Tue October 16, 2012

Poker Ruling: More About Skill Than Chance

Screenshot from an online poker game from pkr.com
Flickr/John Seb Barber

A Federal District Court in Brooklyn has ruled that poker is more a game of skill than of chance. The decision overturned the conviction of a man who operated a backroom poker game. 

Legal experts say it could effect laws that currently ban online poker. Joining us is an economist and poker player who testified in the case, Randal Heeb.