It's real. That's the word (video) from MGM CEO Jim Murren on the chances that online poker will become legal in the U.S. He says Internet gaming will pass in 2012, turning an illegal multi-billion dollar business into a legal one. He counts MGM as one of the firms that will prosper from the coming boom. Other interesting poker bets: BYD, PTEK, BPTY.PK, WYNN.