Don't Hate the Player—or the Game
Sure, Harry Reid's push to legalize online poker is a favor to the casinos that helped get him re-elected. But it's also good policy.
Correction, Dec. 16, 2010: This article incorrectly stated that the Wire Act was passed in 1964. ( Return to the corrected sentence.)
Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.
Photograph of Harry Reid by Hemera/Thinkstock.