Politics

Republican Congressman Explains Poker Tournaments

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -Republican Rick Barber is very up front with the fact that he advertised and allowed poker tournaments at the D

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2010

Obama Placed Beer Bet With Cameron

US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron will not be getting any beer, at least not as part of their World Cup bet against one another.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/13/2010

Harrah’s Builds Lobbying Effort For Online Gambling

Harrah's Entertainment knows the value in legalized online gambling and they so desperately want to be a part of it.  The Vegas-based casino company is Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/09/2010

ECJ Out of Touch With Modern Consumer Says Right2Bet

RIGHT2BET has condemned yesterday's ECJ ruling in the Ladbrokes and Betfair cases against the Dutch Government and the country's monopoly operator, De Lotto.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2010

Internet Gambling: Indiana Attorney General Not On Board

Indiana's Attorney General is steadfastly opposed to Internet gambling becoming legalized in his state.  

Greg Zoeller announced on Friday that he opposes current federal bills that have reached Congress seeking to legalize Internet gambling, by licensing gaming operations under federal government control, Keith Loria of the Legal Newsline reports.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2010

Senate Committee Approves New Jersey Online Gambling

By Juliet Fletcherstaff Writer, Press of Atlantic City

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/03/2010

2014 Super Bowl in NJ Won’t Derail Sports Betting Efforts

New Jersey state lawmakers insist that the successful bid to land the 2014 Super Bowl in the state will not derail their efforts to bring legalized sports betting to NJ citizens. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/03/2010

Root: “Now Poker Players Have Voice in Leadership”

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, has been elected to the Libertarian National Committee, finishing first in a field of 13 candidates to win the seat. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/03/2010

Poker Pro Doyle Brunson Blasts Obama Over Vegas Remarks

In his weekly blog posting, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson did not hold back expressing how he really felt about President Barack Obama.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2010

Statement from PPA on Washington State Online Poker Law

Former Senator Alfonse D'Amato, chairman of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide and 20,000 in Washington, tod

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2010

A Fowl of the Law: Ban on Chicken Suits at Polling Places Stands

Ban on chicken suits at polling places still stands in the state of Nevada.  Secretary of State Ross Miller refused Wednesday to lift his ban preventing people dressed in chicken suits from coming

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2010

Congressman Josephn Abruzzo to Speak at Online Gambling Show

Everybody is heading to Prague this week for the big online gambling affiliate super show known as the i-Gaming Super Show and of course Gambling911.c

Submitted by Guest on, May/22/2010

July Markup on Internet Gambling Scheduled

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank has announced intentions to mark up HR 2267 in July.  The bill would amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the licensing of In

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/21/2010

Lawmakers Push to Regulate, Tax Online Gambling

By KEVIN FREKING (AP)

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2010

Gambling911 Trending Topics – May 19, 2010

What's hot, What's not in the world of Gambling911.com news.  You can catch all the latest at our newly revamped Submitted by Payton on, May/19/2010

Eliot Spitzer to Replace Campbell Brown on CNN?

A one time ferocious opponent of the online gambling industry, Eliot Spitzer, is being considered as host of a new debate show like "Crossfire" to replace anchor Campbell Brown's 8 pm EST

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/19/2010

Hearings on Internet Gambling Tax Enforcement Conclude

John Pappas, Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group, with more than one million members nationwide, today released the following stateme

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2010

Bachus: “Internet Poker Is The Crack Cocaine of Online Gambling”

In an interview with ABC News, Rep.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/19/2010

Rand Paul Wins Kentucky Primary

The son of online gambling supporter and former US Presidential candidate Ron Paul, Rand Paul, has decisively won the Kentucky Republican Primary and is widely being hailed as the first big winner

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2010

Supreme Court Nom Elena Kagan Could be Online Poker Asset

For the past several years, the online poker landscape has been in a perpetual state of flux.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2010

Barney Frank: “F*** You Hank (Paulson)!”

Online gambling crusader and the House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D - Mass.) Barney Frank, reportedly told Treasury Secretary Hank Paulsen to essentially "F*** Off!" but wa

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/17/2010

A Rand Paul Win a Win for Online Gambling

While it is not exactly known what if any stance Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul might have in regard to online gambling, one can only speculate he is not against such activity.  Pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2010

Tax Hearing on Internet Gambling Announced

House Ways and Means Chairman Sandy Levin (D-Mich.) on Wednesday announced his committee would host a hearing on tax proposals related to legislation to legalize Internet gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2010

Elena Kagan: Here Comes The Poker Judge

Poker just got a shot in the arm in the USA.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/13/2010

Betting Market: Elena Kagan US Supreme Court Justice Pick

CNN confirmed Sunday night that President Barack Obama will be picking U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan as U.S. Supreme Court nominee.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/09/2010

More Censorship in Australia: Video Games New Target

Censorship, both online and offline, and in this case, off the shelf, remains a red hot topic down under in Australia.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/09/2010

Chinchilla Hopes to Tax Online Gambling in Costa Rica

The first female President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, looks to raise money by taxing that Central American nation's expansive online gambling business.  Most of the North American facing onl

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/07/2010

Greece Economic Crisis: Why US Faces Big Fat Greek Bankruptcy

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee and frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website, chimes in on the economic crisis in Greece and why he thinks America

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, May/06/2010

More Than £40 Million Bet on UK Elections

Millions of dollars have been bet on the UK elections outcome with most of the money being wagered on a hung parliament or Conservative majority, papers in London were reporting on Thursday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/06/2010

Obama Top Recipient of BP Dollars

US President Barack Obama was the biggest recipient of BP dollars in 2008, according to reports that surfaced on Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, May/05/2010

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