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Jul192010

Datacenters for Gaming Servers 

On Wednesday, May 19th at 10:00am ET, the House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing to discuss tax proposals related to legalizing and regulating the Internet gambling industry in the United States. The proceedings will be held in Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. Check out the details of the Ways and Means Committee hearing._ Over the last several years, gaming sites have become a daily activity for office workers, stay-at-home-Moms, and likely it is the number one clicked url in a bookmark folder. All gaming sites are based outside of the United States however 240M gamers are US citizens. The US is not stopping gambling but if they regulate it they can control problem gamblers. Most beneficial is the econmic factor- it will create jobs and there is an obvious tax revenue advantage. Also, off-shore operators are not mandated to have safeguards in place. If the Committee finds that it is in their best interest to legalize Internet gambling it will be very beneficial to the datacenters in the United States that can support the IT requirements of running these sites. The most likely beneficiaries of this movement will be established IT Providers, hardware vendors, and IT Consultants.

 

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