PokerNews Podcast: North Dakota Rep. Jim Kasper Introduces Online Poker Bill

Chad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
Rep. Jim Kasper

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway welcome North Dakota Rep. Jim Kasper to the show to talk about House Concurrent Resolution 3012, which would put a measure to allow the internet game on his state's 2022 general election ballot.

Kasper originally tried to introduce a bill in 2005 during the "Poker Boom," but the Wire Act stood in the way. Now that the Wire Act is no longer a concern, is online poker coming to North Dakota?

In addition, Chad & Jeff recap WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open, offer odds on a summer 2021 WSOP, give updates on both the Negreanu vs. Polk and Kornuth vs. Galfond challenges, and tell you which sponsored pro and WSOP bracelet winner was banned for multi-accounting.

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Time Stamps

00:24Welcome to the show – where is Sarah?
01:05Teasing guest Rep. Jim Kasper
02:00What does the recent Wire Act ruling mean for online poker?
05:25WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open wraps up
08:20What’s the future of live tournament poker look like?
10:11What are the odds of a WSOP this summer?
13:11Daniel Negreanu vs. Doug Polk update
16:00Sponsor: GGPoker
17:00Chance Kornuth concedes Galfond Challenge
20:10Sponsor: Run It Once offering best first-time depositor bonus
21:05Guest Rep. Jim Kasper joins show to talk online poker
23:05Jim Kasper knows and loves the game of poker
24:182005 bill that almost brought online poker to North Dakota
29:20No longer need to worry about Wire Act
31:00How to get an online poker bill passed
32:40What can poker players do to help support the bill?
35:34Sponsored pro & WSOP bracelet winner banned for multi-accounting
39:50YK “LuckySpewy1” Kwon wins 2020 Player of the Year
42:28Ryan Hagerty’s heater continues
45:00A look at the partypoker WPT Montreal Main Event final table

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