Potential Tax Revenue in the U.S. from Online Poker

The United States Federal Government could generate up to $42 Billion in tax revenue over 10 years if online poker was legalized, according to the U.S. Congressional Committee on Taxation.

1.8 million people in the United States played online poker in 2010.

(Additional illegal online poker information.)

Source: Janet Morrissey, “Poker Inc. to Uncle Sam: Shut Up and Deal,” New York Times, October 8, 2011.