Politics

Jon Kyl "No" Vote for Women Again

First he lashed out at the idea of women getting healthcare coverage for maternity, now Arizona Republican Senator and online gambling antagonist Jon Kyl is at it again. This time he has voted against a woman's right to sue her employer if she claims sexual abuse from co-workers.

Government Doesn’t do Much for Wynn … or Does it?

Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn has lately been sounding a bit like his arch rival, Sheldon Adelson, the tough-talking owner of Las Vegas Sands who doubles as Republican fundraiser and conservative ideologue.

Rand Paul: The Kentucky Positive for Online Gambling

While much of the talk surrounding the Commonwealth of Kentucky within the online gambling sector has dealt with Governor Stephen Beshear’s failed attempt to seize some 141 domain names related to Internet gaming, not all is bad in Kentucky. In a hotly contested Senate race, the online gambling industry will be focusing on Republican Rand Paul.

Barney Frank Launches Preemptive Strike on UIGEA Rules

As the day to implement the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) rules quickly approaches, Representative Barney Frank has shifted his attention back towards the highly controversial debate.

Poker News: Pappas Pays Barney Frank $75K

"House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) (also) made out handsomely this summer, bringing in nearly $70,000 from the Managed Funds Association and John Pappas of the Poker Players Alliance." (Roll Call, 10.19.2009)

Jon Kyl Not Insensitive to Women Says Pro Life Group

Jon Kyl
Following a debate about healthcare whereby Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl lashed out that he did not need maternity care, women's groups quickly went on the offensive, backed heavily by the online gambling sector, which itself has also been the target of Kyl's "insensitive" remarks in the past.

Rush Limbaugh, Freedom and the NFL by Wayne Root

Rush Limbaugh NFL
With all this talk about Right Wing commentator Rush Limbaugh potentially buying the lowly St. Louis Rams NFL franchise, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and special contributor to the Gambling911.com website, Wayne Allyn Root, has chimed in on the controversial subject.

Rush Limbaugh NFL Fallout Continues With Sharpton Outrage

Al Sharpton Rush Limbaugh NFL
We knew it wouldn’t be long until the Reverend Al Sharpton stepped in to express his disgust over the prospect of Right Wing Conservative, Rush Limbaugh, potentially buying the St. Louis Rams NFL franchise. African American players have already gone on record as saying they would not play for a team owned by Limbaugh, who they claim is racist.

Obama Nobel Peace Prize Paid 25/1 Odds

The odds of US President Barack Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 turned out to be pretty steep, ranging anywhere from 18/1 to 25/1 depending on the online bookmaker. Paddy Power and BetZoo.com were both offering odds on who would win the coveted prize.

Rush Limbaugh to Buy the St. Louis Rams: What Are The Odds?

Rush Limbaugh to Buy the St. Louis Rams
Sportsbook.com has suggested it might be prepared to offer odds on Rush Limbaugh buying the St. Louis Rams. The controversial conservative political commentator has expressed his desire to buy the lowly team.

Unemployment Extensions Stopped by Jon Kyl

Jon Kyl
Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl has been in the news quite a bit of late.

Kyl The Caveman: Women Storm Jon Kyl Office

Jon Kyl
The backlash from Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl's remarks about his "not needing maternity insurance" could be detrimental not only to his own future but to that of his state colleague in the Senate, John McCain.

YouTube Shocker: Jon Kyl Doesn’t Need Maternity Care

Jon Kyl Maternity Care
Internet gambling foe Arizona Republican Jon Kyl made quite the gaffe this past week during a senate hearing on health care reform and now he’s making the rounds of YouTube…not to mention some creative television ads featuring his sound byte.

RICO Law Criticized as Open to Abuse

When Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies shut down a suspected gambling ring in April 2007 that stretched from the Southeast Valley to Costa Rica, the case was hailed as a victory for Arizona, legally and financially.

Root: Obama Olympic Rejection Weapon of Mass Distraction

Obama Olympic Rejection
Gambling911.com special contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, discusses President Obama's Chicago Olympic rejection as only Wayne Allyn Root can.

Health Insurance Reform: A Message From Barney Frank

Health Insurance Reform
Congressman Barney Frank, a friend to the online gambling industry, has his work cut out for him these days with Health Insurance Reform taking center stage.

Delaware Sports Betting Appeal Denied

A federal appeals court rejected the state of Delaware's efforts to legalize sports betting as predicted by Gambling911.com last week.

Wayne Root on US Congress: They All Lie

Congress
We Don't Need Civility Towards Our Political Leaders; We Need Rage! We Need to Limit Our Politicians to Two Terms- One in Office, One in Prison!

Jon Kyl Gets Owned in Senate on Thursday

Jon Kyl
Arizona Republican Senator and long time opponent of online gambling, Jon Kyl, was accused of causing delays during a Senate Health Committee. He later threw a temper tantrum that would have made Dennis the Menace proud.

Feds Seize More Accounts in Maryland Tied to Online Gambling

Six more bank accounts connected to online gambling have been seized by the Maryland US Attorney’s Office. These were all Wachovia Bank accounts held by a company called Forshay Enterprises, Inc., with authorities claiming the monies are related to money laundering activity. Thus far, 15 accounts have been seized in connection to this ongoing investigation.

Support for Menendez Online Poker Bill Likely to Wane

The Poker Players Alliance is putting everything it’s got to push through a bill offered up by New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, which seeks to legalize online poker. But Menendez needs support from fellow Democrats to co-sponsor his bill. He’s not exactly winning over many of his colleagues in Congress however.

Ron Wyden Pulls Online Gambling Bill

Online Gambling Bill Ron Wyden
The Congressman giveth and the Congressman taketh away. Such is the case with a bill that survived nearly 6 days before it was yanked on Wednesday. That bill, brought forth by Senator Ron Wyden (D - Ore.) would have legalized and taxed online gambling to help pay for healthcare reform.

Online Poker Bill Tied into Health Care Reform

Senator Robert Wyden (D-OR) has introduced a bill to legalize and regulate the online poker in an effort to help offset the cost of health-care reform.

Online Gambling: China Appeals WTO Media Ruling

World Trade Organization Online Gambling
As first predicted by Gambling911.com last year, the United State's unwillingness to obey a WTO ruling related to online gambling is now having lasting implications and it all centers upon "public morals".

iMEGA Faces Danger of Losing NJ Gov Jon Corzine

Jon Corzine
With just a few more weeks until the elections, New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, a Democrat, appears to be in serious danger of losing.
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