Poker Players Alliance in Washington, D.C. for online poker rally

May 23, 2011 7:56 PM

Supporters of online poker will be gathering in Washington, D.C., this week in hopes of influencing federal lawmakers to license and regulate online poker.

Sponsoring the rally is The Poker Players Alliance. A "national fly in" is expected to bring the 30 state directors to the nation’s capital.

In addition to the Alliance leadership, several prominent spokespeople for online people are expected to attend. They include: former Sen. Al D’Amato, Greg Raymer, 2004 World Series of Poker Champion; journalist and activist Linda Johnson, and professional player Jan Fisher.