Politics

Major League Baseball May Pull All Star Game Out of Arizona

Scheduled to be held in Phoenix next year, the Major League Baseball All Star Game may become the latest victim of Arizona's new and controversial immigration law.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/30/2010

Australia Internet Filtering Likely Won’t Be Introduced Now

The prospect of Internet filtering in Australia is highly unlikely in either the May or June sittings of Federal Parliament.  Online gambling websites were among those that appeared on a leaked li

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/29/2010

GOP and a Democrat: Resist Overturning UIGEA

A letter is circulating around Washington urging constraint when it comes to repealing the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA), which essentially outlaws most forms of online gambling

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2010

Miami Herald: Online Gambling a Win-Win?

The Miami Herald on Sunday reported on the multi-billion dollar online gambling sector, asking if it is a "win-win". 

Democrats seem to think so, Republicans not so much.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/25/2010

Australia Heads to Washington to Talk Net Censorship

Australian government officials were meeting in Washington to discuss proposed Web filters that has incurred the ire of the Obama Administration.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/23/2010

Odds on Elena Kagan as Next US Supreme Court Justice

The betting markets give Elena Kagan a 41 percent chance of being sworn in as the next US Supreme Court Justice.  That's what the customers at intrade.com are

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/22/2010

Harry Reid Getting Into The Online Poker Act

Is beleaguered Senate leader Harry Reid about to propose his own online poker legislation?

That's the word around parts of the industry this week.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/22/2010

Google Government Requests Tool Launched to Fight Censorship

Internet, news media and data giant, Google Inc, has launched... get ready for it.... Google Government Requests Tool.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/21/2010

Charlie Crist as an Independent: Florida Election Bets Prime

As we approach the 2010 Elections, Sportsbook.com intends to offer betting on some of the most hotly contested races (Submitted by Payton on, Apr/19/2010

Spokesman: Jon Kyl Not Holding Up Treasury Noms

Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl is not holding up President Obama's Treasury nominations according to his spokesperson, Ryan Patmintra.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/19/2010

Ken Weitzner May be Poster Child for Anti Online Gambling Folks

It may not be long until we start hearing online gambling foes in Washington throwing the name "Ken Weitzner" into their self-absorbed agendas to ban Internet poker and sports betting.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/15/2010

Online Gambling Prohibition: Blame it on Abramoff

Uber-lobbyist Jack Abramoff has long been noted as the individual who allowed online gambling to thrive unregulated, unlicensed and - for a few years - free from prosecution.  Whether the industry

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/15/2010

Wayne Root Headlines Tea Party: Will Appear on Fox News

Gambling911.com Special Contributor and best-selling author, Wayne Allyn Root, will appear on FOX News Channel on "FOX & Friends" the #1 rated morning show on cable TV on Thursday Ap

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/14/2010

PPA Amendment Striking Poker Criminalization Language Passes

The Massachusetts House of Representatives yesterday approved a Poker Players Alliance-supported amendment to the state's gaming legislation w

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/14/2010

Conroy Youth Reminiscent of Hitler Youth

Australia's Communications Director Stephen Conroy is conveying his message of stymieing the press and censorship to the innocence of his nation - its vulnerable education system.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/14/2010

US Ambassador to Australia Not Happy With Conroy

The US ambassador to Australia Jeff Bleich has criticised the Rudd government's plan to filter the internet, saying the same goals can be achieved without censorship.

The federal government's $128.8 million Cyber Safety policy includes forcing ISPs to block access to certain websites and blacklist offensive material. Legislation to enable the scheme is set to be introduced this year.

On ABC's Q&A program last night, Mr Bleich said the "internet has to be free" and that there were other means of combating nasty content such as child pornography.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2010

Barney Frank Online Poker Hearing Postponed

Washington, DC - Due to a conflict in the Chairman's schedule, the hearing entitled "H.R. 2266, Reasonable Prudence in Regulation Act and H.R.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2010

Barney Frank Hearing on Internet Poker Friday

Congressman Barney Frank has scheduled a hearing this upcoming Friday to discuss legalization of online poker.  Two bills will be presented by the House democrat from Massachusetts.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/11/2010

Obama’s Concerns Over Internet Filtering Prompts Conroy Summons

Attempts to filter the Internet in Australia have raised concerns with the Obama Administration.  Reports came out on Wednesday that Australia's Communications Minister Stephen Conroy was summoned

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2010

Online Gambling: Kentucky Uses Widowed and Orphaned Statue

In the continuing battle between online gambling and the commonwealth of Kentucky, Gambling911.com has learned that the state's attorneys are making one last ditch effort to recoup money under the

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/06/2010

Lawmakers: NFL Hypocritical for Opposing Betting

ATLANTIC CITY  - (Associated Press) - New Jersey lawmakers called the National Football League hypocritical Monday for opposing legalized sports betting while doing business with broadcast network

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/06/2010

Poker Players Alliance Approaches Senator Jon Kyl

The man who co-authored a bill to prohibit online poker, Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl, has shown time and time again he will remain steadfast in his position that online gambling (Internet po

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/05/2010

Today’s Sports Betting Hearing in Atlantic City

Joe Brennan, Jr., Chairperson of iMEGA.org (The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association, issued a statement at a public hearing on sports betting in Atlantic City on Monday April 5

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2010

Public Hearing on N.J. Sports Betting Set for Atlantic City

The state Senate Economic Growth Committee will hold a public hearing at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Monday on legislation that calls for legalized sports betting in New Jersey.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/31/2010

Stephen Conroy Launches Attack on Google

Australia's Communications Director, Stephen Conroy, has launched an attack on Google after the powerful search engine company came out last week expressing discontent related to national censorshi

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/30/2010

Wayne Root on Larry King Live Discusses Tea Party

Gambling911.com special contributor and Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, is slated to appear on Larry King Live Monday night (March 29, 2010) 9 PM ES

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/29/2010

Obama Administration Against Australia Internet Filter

In a story widely covered by Gambling911.com and special correspondent Greg Tingle of Media Man Int., Senator Stephen Conroy, who is Australia's acting Com

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/29/2010

Google Calls for New Rules Re: Internet Censorship

A top Google executive on Wednesday called for new rules to put pressure on governments that filter the Internet, saying the practice was hindering international trade.

Alan Davidson, director of United States public policy for Google, told a joint Congressional panel that the United States should consider witholding development aid for countries that restrict certain Web sites. He said censorship had become more than a human rights issue and was hurting profit for foreign companies that rely on the Internet to reach customers.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2010

Internet Censorship Slammed by Tech Geeks

Not to anyone's real surprise, many tech giants and major Australian and global brands are starting to speak out loudly against the Australia's government's proposed internet filter, censorship, an

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/24/2010

Breaking News

If US Election Result is Reversed, Clinton Bettors Out of Luck

William Hill says Trump bettors can keep winnings, but implies it won’t pay those who wagered on Hillary

Philippines Gambling Czar on the Lam, Fears Duterte Police Squads

Philippines Gambling Czar on the Lam, Fears Duterte Police Squads

The Philippines Department of Justice has issued a “Be on the Lookout” bulletin for Macau casino tycoon Yin Lok Lam, better known as Jack Lam.  The Government has revoked his investor’s visa.  

Regulators Look at Possible Impact of Legalized Marijuana on Casino Sector

Gambling regulators in Massachusetts are looking into the possible impact of legalized marijuana on the state’s emerging casino industry.

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