Former Senator to Lobby Against Internet Gambling Ban

Alfonse M. D'Amato, the former Republican senator from New York, signed a lobbying deal with the Poker Players Alliance. Most immediately, the group is hoping that Mr. D'Amato, long known for his connections to Washington insiders and his ability to deliver perks to his constituents and interest groups, can help them overturn a new federal ban on Internet gambling -- or at least exempt poker from its provisions.

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