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A New Senator Is Pushing For A Federal Online Gambling Ban, And Gets His Facts Wrong by Steve Ruddock

US Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) added his name to the small list of elected officials who support a federal online gambling ban, in a letter sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on July 5.

According to The Hill, Warner wrote the following in his letter to Sessions: Online gambling sites, “are especially fertile platforms for the facilitation of money laundering, collusion and other illegal activities.”

Those words, no matter how ominous, have no basis in fact.

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