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Delaware Sports Betting Conflict? Judges From NJ, PA

Delaware Sports Betting
Following news this past week that an appeals court had found that Delaware sports betting violates current federal law, questions now focus on two of the judges who helped render the decisions. Both are from neighboring states, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Barney Frank on Legalized State Online Gambling

Barney Frank
Much of the talk this summer has focused on both Delaware and New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports betting. In the case of New Jersey, the idea would be to bet online. Delaware was dealt a serious blow in late August when a federal appeals court ruled that a sports betting law in Delaware is in violation of a federal prohibition against sports gambling.

Online Poker: Barney Frank Appalled by US Attorney Actions

Barney Frank
Congressman Barney Frank has expressed outrage over actions taken by the US Attorneys Office in the Southern District of New York in recent months. In June, that office seized nearly $40 million in funds from two of the world’s largest online poker rooms.

Delaware Sports Betting: Single-Game Bets Were a Risky Gambit

In 2003, a legislative task force concluded that one thing about sports betting in Delaware was apparent: single-game bets "would be prohibited.''

Obama to Take Control of the Internet?

CNet News reported on something interesting this past week. A bill was being proposed that would give the White House power to disconnect private sector computers from the Internet. Say what?

Delaware May Have Other Options With Sports Betting

I'm still on my magical mystery tour of Vegas and last night I was hanging at the Mandalay Bay with two guys who have a vested interest in what happened in Delaware yesterday: Joe Brennan, chairman of the Interactive Media Entertainment and Gaming Association (IMEGA) and his lawyer, Eric Bernstein.

Judges Play Poker Too

The Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford recently released a slew of papers kept by the late Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist. Interestingly enough, a fellow home game player Walter Berns had a few notes included about the last games played with Rehnquist

Jon Corzine Still Has Support From Betting Market

Jon Corzine
One incumbent who appears to be in trouble is New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, a Democrat. Seeking re-election in November, Corzine has fallen behind Republican challenger Chris Christie.

Health Care Reform to be Defeated Says Betting Market

Health Reform
According to the market a public health insurance option looks set for defeat. Currently the market gives the initiative only a 32.0% chance of being passed into law.

Root: Government Run Healthcare Just Like the Post Office

Wayne Allyn Root, a regular contributor to the website and the former Vice Presidential runningmate of the Libertarian party, says President Obama has finally got it right: The proposed Government run health care reform will be exactly like the post office.....not that this is necessarily a good thing.

The Great British Lobby

A technology group advised by David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary, is one of several British companies spending millions of pounds lobbying American politicians in a bid to shape legislation in the US.

Gamblers and Liberty by Wayne Root: Review

In his new book, "The Conscience of a Libertarian: Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gambling & Tax Cuts," Wayne Allyn Root asserts that America is a nation of gamblers and always has been.

Readers Fired Up Over Root, Negreanu Racism Allegations readers are all fired up over recent articles appearing on the website related to former Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Root, and poker pro, Daniel Negrea

Costa Rica President has Swine Flu

Swine Flu
Costa Rica is home to the largest concentration of online gambling sites in the world. The Central American nation’s President has now been confirmed with Swine Flu.

Pro Leagues Want Quick Ruling on Delaware Betting

Attorneys for professional sports leagues and the NCAA asked a federal appeals court Monday to decide quickly whether Delaware's plan to allow betting on games should be halted before a trial can be held.

Wayne Root: Obama Ordering Intimidation by Union Thugs

It's all over for Obama. Only six months into his first term the economy is tanking into oblivion; tax revenues are falling the fastest since the Great Depression; deficits are rising to record highs never before imagined; Obama's polls already make him (at this point in any Presidency) one of the most unpopular Presidents in modern history

Leagues Appeal Judge's Ruling On Sports Betting

Attorneys for professional sports leagues and the NCAA are appealing a federal judge's refusal to halt Delaware's planned sports betting lottery until a legal challenge is resolved.

Bills vs. Titans Betting, UFC 101 Hot

Bills vs. Titans Betting
In addition to's extensive coverage of Thursday's indictment into Douglas Rennick, an online gambling payment processor who could face over 50 years in prison if the US Attorneys Office out of the Southern District of New York has its way with him, the other hot reads heading into this weekend related to sports.

Online Poker Advocate Robert Menendez Under Investigation

Robert Menendez
The Poker Players Alliance has haled Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) for introducing the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act.

Senator Menendez Online Poker Bill Barney Frank on Steroids

Robert Menendez Online Poker Bill
Professor I. Nelson Rose has been given an advanced copy of the 91 page bill to be released later today by Senator Robert Menendez.

Judge Sets Date for Delaware Betting Trial

The NFL season is a month away and at Delaware racetracks in Dover and Wilmington and Harrington workers are carving out areas that look a little like Vegas sports books.

Would Sarah Palin Really Make a Good Poker Player?

Sarah Palin
The question was asked a few days ago by Aaron Michaels of the Examiner: Would the former Republican Vice Presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin make a good poker player?

Sarah Palin Not Getting a Divorce Says Oddsmaker

Sarah Palin Divorce
Over the weekend, began swirling rumors that Alaska’s ex-governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd were headed for divorce.

States Want Legalized Gambling, Sports Betting Now

States Legalized Gambling
With the recession and individual states hurting for ways to make money, over the next several months right into 2010 we will be reading a lot here at about states wanting to get into the legalized gambling industry, everything from sports betting to online poker.

Prospect of Gambling Coming to A.C. Impacts Staten Island

According to a report filed by Staten Island Live, D.A. Daniel Donovan (above)is not thrilled with the prospect of legal sports betting coming to Atlantic City Casinos.
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