Politics

Rand Paul Jumps Into Kentucky Senate Race

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2010

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 Tim

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jan/05/2010

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

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.  We have some five young men representi

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Jan/05/2010

South Carolina: Poker May No Longer Be Game Of Skill

The Poker Players Alliance praised a South Carolina court for recognizing poker as a game of skill earlier this year.  Nevertheless, five players -- Michael Williamson, Scott Richards, Bob Chiment

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/31/2009

Obama: Greater Than 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.

"Obama is, of course, greater than Jesus - if we have to play that absurd Christmas game. But it is probably more meaningful to insist that with today's domestic triumph, that he has already assured himself a place in the history books - a space he has good chances of expanding considerably in coming years."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/30/2009

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 orde

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/30/2009

Poker Will be Dead in Great Britain in 2010?

No more poker in 2010 in Great Britain.

That's the suggestion made by Victoria Coren of the Guardian Newspaper as part of her predictions for the year 2010.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/30/2009

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

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,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/28/2009

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.  Instead both Palin and Paul have been doing something few of their fellow Republican colleagues appear capable of.  More air time equals more respect and that's exactly what Palin and Paul have been getting of late.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2009

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,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/16/2009

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

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/10/2009

The Downside of Barney Frank

There are few who will argue that Democratic Congressman Barney Frank has been great for the online gambling sector.  While Frank has shifted his attempts to life online gambling prohibition by no

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/10/2009

Root: Universal Health Care Bait and Switch Con Job

Special Contributor to the Gambling911.com website and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, tells Why the Heroes- "Moderate" Senators- are Actu

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Dec/09/2009

Internet Poker Can Be Subjected to Manipulation Says FBI

By Lorraine Woellert

Dec. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Internet-based poker games can be subject to manipulation, a top Federal Bureau of Investigation official said.

"There are several ways to cheat at online poker, none of which are legal," Shawn Henry, assistant director for the FBI's cyber division, wrote in a letter to Representative Spencer Bachus of Alabama.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2009

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 Com

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2009

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, B

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/03/2009

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.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2009

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.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/29/2009

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.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2009

Barney Frank to Announced 6 Month Delay in UIGEA

As first reported by Gambling911.com, bank implementations for enforcing the Unlawful Internet

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/27/2009

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?

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Nov/23/2009

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.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/18/2009

Atlantic City: Last Calls to be Pushed Back?

ATLANTA (myfoxatlanta.com) - 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 con

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Sarah Palin Favored to be Republican Nominee in 2012

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 ma

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/16/2009

Corzine Will Postpone Joining Sports-Wagering Suit

Derek Harper, Press of Atlantic City

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2009

Root on CNBC: Stands Up For Small Business

Gambling911.com frequent contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, was featured on a segment of CNBC Thursday.  Root squared off against former Clinton Presiden

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2009

Barney Frank Present During Pot 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 w

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2009

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.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/11/2009

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.

On Monday, a day before Corzine lost the election to Republican rival Chris Christie, a federal judge had allowed Corzine until Nov. 12 to file a complaint against a 17-year ban on sports wagering, overruling resistance from the federal Department of Justice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

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Senate Republicans Revive Legislation to Ban Online Gambling After Contribution

Senate Republicans Revive Legislation to Ban Online Gambling After Contribution

The contributions were made public on Sept. 20, per Federal Election Commission filings. The legislation was introduced Sept. 21.