10/08/2015 11:36AM

Crist: Racing needs to learn from fantasy-sports playbook


On the last day before Congress adjourned for the 2006 elections, legislators hastily passed an amendment to a port-security bill, one that never was debated and that few lawmakers had read or understood. Called the “Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act,” the tacked-on amendment effectively shut off U.S. customers’ access to online poker sites. Hundreds of thousands of poker players lost tens of millions of dollars as many of the leading poker sites shut down.