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AP: PA Table Games Bill in Review

Elements of the table games bill that passed the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday and awaits House action:

Rand Paul Jumps Into Kentucky Senate Race

Rand Paul
Rand Paul, son of Texas Congressman Ron Paul, has made it official. His is running for Senator of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Ron Paul Man of the Year, Ben Bernanke a Travesty

Frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website and one time running mate for US President on the Libertarian ticket, Wayne Allyn Root voices his outrage over Ben Bernanke being selected as Time Magazine's "Man of the Year", suggesting instead that Ron Paul should be. Paul is an advocate for legalized online gambling.

Brunson: Congress Full of DWI’s, Drug Abuse, Felons

Congress
Congratulations to Chris Moorman for being PocketFives #1 worldwide player at the end of 2009. Chris is one of the first 5 chosen to be in the Brunson 10.

South Carolina: Poker May No Longer Be Game Of Skill

The PPA and poker community alike may risk having South Carolina reverse its declaration that poker is a game of skill should South Carolina's attorney general have any say in the matter.

Obama: Greater Than Jesus?

Obama Jesus
A Danish newspaper has suggested that US President Barack Obama is “Greater than Jesus”. The Politiken, Denmark’s oldest newspaper, featured an unsigned editorial this week.

Kentucky: Steve Beshear a “One Issue” Governor

Senate President David Williams, R-Burkesville, suggested at a press conference on Wednesday that Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear exaggerated the current economic crisis in the commonwealth in order to gain support for his gambling bill.

Poker Will be Dead in Great Britain in 2010?

No more poker in 2010 in Great Britain.

The Best of 2009: Most Popular Poker, Online Gambling Stories

2009 Best of Poker Online Gambling
You may see a few of these "Best of 2009 Poker and Online Gambling Stories" elsewhere, but Gambling911.com has the real heavy hitters, those stories that scored huge traffic wins. Yes, these were truly the most popular industry-related stories based on real audience numbers, so enjoy the look back and a look behind the scenes at Gambling911.com's traffic numbers on each subject matter.

Ron Paul vs. Sarah Palin

No, there is public spat between Ron Paul and Sarah Palin like with the former Alaska Governor and California Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger…at least none that we are aware of.

Kentucky Files Motion in Online Gambling Case as Last Resort

Seen as a "desperation move" of sorts, the Commonwealth of Kentucky has filed a Motion for Leave to Join Additional Parties and to Amend their Complaint. Kentucky is now claiming that, because there are Americans running some of the 141 online gambling companies the Commonwealth is looking to seize, and as such are no longer considered to be "outside the said jurisdiction

More Information on CNBC’s Upcoming Gambling Program

Mark your calendars Gambling911.com readers. Next Wednesday December 16, 2009 CNBC will present its original program "CNBC Investigates: The Big Business of Illegal Gambling”. Until now we knew very little about the program other than what we were seeing in promos.

The Downside of Barney Frank

Barney Frank
There are few who will argue that Democratic Congressman Barney Frank has been great for the online gambling sector. But with just about any politician there is a downside. Victoria McGrane of Politico.com gets right to the point in an article published on Thursday. "Barney Frank blows up at people, it's what he does."

Root: Universal Health Care Bait and Switch Con Job

Healthcare Reform
Special Contributor to the Gambling911.com website and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, tells Why the Heroes- "Moderate" Senators- are Actually the Villians Who Have Betrayed Our Trust and Bankrupted our Nation.

Internet Poker Can Be Subjected to Manipulation Says FBI

Internet-based poker games can be subject to manipulation, a top Federal Bureau of Investigation official said.

FBI Letter Wrongfully Cites Online Poker Myths

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today challenged statements made during the House Financial Services Committee hearing on H.R. 2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act.

Ron Paul Wants Scrutiny of the Federal Reserve

One of the most spoken about bill being proposed on the House floor these days is co-sponsored by Texas Republican Ron Paul and opposed by Democratic chairman of the Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank.

Experts to Discuss Online Gambling Regs Thursday

The House Financial Services Committee on Thursday will discuss legislation introduced by Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) that would regulate online gambling within the United States.

Banks Wanted Delay in Online Gambling UIGEA Reqs Too

It wasn’t just the online gambling sector and ally Congressman Barney Frank who wanted a delay to implementation of Web gambling prohibition. The banks made a similar request.

Sarah Palin, Carrie Prejean, Perez Hilton Book Odds Released

With all of the hype surrounding the release of Sarah Palin’s book Going Rogue over the past week the public has taken notice of reports of other book releases on the horizon. Speculation is hitting a fever pitch regarding four P’s (or peons) of publicity, Palin, Carrie Prejean, Spencer and Heidi Pratt and Perez Hilton and upcoming releases of their books.

Barney Frank to Announced 6 Month Delay in UIGEA

As first reported by Gambling911.com, bank implementations for enforcing the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA), are scheduled to be postponed for another 6 months with June 1, 2010 being the new target date.

The Obama/ Goldman Sachs Small Business Scam?

Was Goldman Sachs Forced to Make a Half Billion Dollar Payoff to the Minority Community as a (legal) Bribe to Obama?

Poker Players Alliance Launches New Tweet for Poker Campaign

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today announced Tweet for Poker,

63: The Number of Co-Sponsors for Barney Frank Poker Bill

Rep. Anthony D. Weiner, who represents New York's 9th District, has became the sixty-third co-sponsor of the Frank Bill which seeks to legalize online poker.

Atlantic City: Last Calls to be Pushed Back?

The Atlanta City Council, which shortened serving hours for the city's bars six years ago after a series of shootings and complaints about late-night rowdiness, may consider reversing its decision.
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