Exactly. They had to specifically add an exception for securities trading in the bill, otherwise ETrade would be illegal.
You're comparing investing in the stockmarket etc to taking your money to a casino?
You're joking right?
Casinos are a business built and dependent on odds DESIGNED to take your money from you. TO MAKE YOU A LOSER.
Stockmarkets and investment firms are the part of a free capitilist system that gives everybody an equal chance to get in on betting on future profits.
You are free to support online gambling if you like but, spare us the unbalanced and distorted comparisons.
Yes. In every single game but one. Poker. There is no house edge in poker. For you do not play against the house. You play against the other players. The house makes its money with the rake in cash games and with a small fee attached to the tournament buy in for tournaments.