Politics

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.

Sarah Palin Favored to be Republican Nominee in 2012

Sarah Palin
With all this talk about the newly released Sarah Palin book, "Going Rogue: an American Life", Gambling911.com decided to take a look at the former Republican Vice Presidential running mate’s odds of being nominated the US Presidential candidate in 2012.

Corzine Will Postpone Joining Sports-Wagering Suit

Gov. Jon S. Corzine wants to allow Gov.-elect Chris Christie to decide whether or not the Governor's Office will join a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the existing federal ban on sports wagers, according to court filings.

Root on CNBC: Stands Up For Small Business

Wayne Allyn Root
Gambling911.com frequent contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, was featured on a segment of CNBC Thursday.

Barney Frank Present During Pot Bust

Barney Frank Marijuana Bust
A leading opponent for the online poker industry, Congressman Barney Frank, was present when his partner’s home was raided during a pot bust in 2007. The story came out in the Boston Globe last week.

Poland Laws Will Affect Online Gambling

Poland appears to be the next in a long list of countries looking tighten the noose on its fledgling gambling industry.

Corzine Will Continue to Fight NJ Sports Betting Ban

Undaunted by his electoral defeat, Gov. Jon S. Corzine will proceed with his plan to join a legal battle to bring sports betting to New Jersey, according to his office.

Unemployment Hits 10.2%: Obama on Path to Economic Ruin

Unemployment
Wayne Allyn Root is a regular Gambling911.com commentator who offers his assessment on unemployment numbers hitting 10.2 percent and his outspoken views on President Obama.

Online Poker Regulation Could Mean $41 Bil. For US

online poker
As the clock continues to tick, inching closer and closer to the official December 1st compliance deadline for the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act, a new report just may be enough to get the attention of lawmakers and cause them to slam on the brakes.

Gov.: Ky. Needs to Act on Casinos After Ohio Vote

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said it's time for the state to act on approving expanded gambling now that Ohio voters approved casinos in four cities.

Wayne Allyn Root: Citizen’s Revolution Has Begun

What a night! I cheered and celebrated watching Republicans sweep the Virginia and New Jersey Governor's races (as well as other key races across the country in traditionally Democratic states like Pennsylvania).

Chris Christie Win in New Jersey Won’t Hurt Sports Betting Suit

Following a decision by a New Jersey court on Monday, Governor Jon Corzine was granted permission to join a much ballyhooed law suit to legalize online sports betting in that state.

New Jersey Gubernatorial Race Odds Close

New Jersey Gubernatorial Race
Gamblers at the online betting exchange intrade.com believe there is a 40 percent chance that Democrat Jon Corzine will win the New Jersey gubernatorial race. Those might not be the best odds in the world.

Jon Corzine Can Now Join in NJ Sports Betting Suit

Jon Corzine New Jersey Sports Betting
In breaking news, a New Jersey court on Monday ruled that Jon Corzine can now participate in a suit to legalize sports betting in the state.

Campbell Brown Calls Out White House on Fox News Bias

CNN’s Campbell Brown reported on the White House attempt to label Fox News as some type of “bias news media”. Good for her. So what if Fox News offers more of a “Conservative” slant and the same goes for MSNBC and their Liberal leanings.

Wayne Root "The Conscience of a Libertarian" Hits #1

The Wayne Allyn Root book "The Conscience of a Libertarian" has just hit #1 in the USA in BUSINESS at Amazon.com

Virginia Gubernatorial Race: 95% Chance of Republican Win

Virginia Gubernatorial Race
If gamblers have anything to say about the Virginia Gubernatorial race, Republican candidate Bob McDonnell will win, possibly in a landslide.
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