US General Political News

US General Political News

Barney Frank Vows to Fight on: Says Internet Gambling Bill Will Move Forward

WASHINGTON - Despite a stunning setback in his effort to roll back a ban on Internet gambling, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., says the issue is not going away.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/14/2008

Barney Frank "Cult Hero" for Online Gambling

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/13/2008

John McCain Doesn't Care About Internet Gambling

In an interview with Erin Neff of the Las Vegas Review Journal Republican Presidential candidate, John McCain, made it clear that an all out ban on Internet gambling is a very low priority for his fut
Submitted by Payton on, Jul/04/2008

Breaking News

Former Criminal Defense Attorney Convicted for Fraud: Used Funds to Pay Gambling Bookmakers

According to Thanh Nien News, an underground Vietnamese football betting ring with a total bet value of VND7.6 trillion ($340 million) has been taken down by Vietnam authorities.

PA Assembly Votes to Allow Online Gambling, Fantasy Sports

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to expand legalized casino-style gambling to websites, airports and mobile applications. The measure passed, 114-85, and was sent to the Senate.

NFL Super Contest No Longer Paying Out 100 Percent

The company's failure to crack down on sites that use its virtual goods as currency for bets makes it complicit in a billion-dollar gambling industry, the suit charges.