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Tue Feb 10, 2015, 10:56 AM

TYT: Republican Mega-Donor Buys Legislation Banning Online Gambling

"Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson is making a renewed push to ban online gambling after it failed last year.

Reps. Jason Chaffetz, a Utah Republican, and Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii Democrat, reintroduced an Adelson-backed bill Wednesday, provoking another battle within the deep-pocketed gaming community pitting Adelsonís Las Vegas Sands against MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment, which hope to make money online.

Speaking to a handful of reporters in his Washington office, Chaffetz said that he supported the bill out of concern that online gambling companies are targeting children. He is considering calling a hearing on the matter in the House Oversight and Government Reform committee, which he now chairs."

Read more here: http://time.com/3695948/sheldon-adelson-online-gambling/

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