US General Political News

US General Political News

The Ron Paul Resurgence: Major Convention Upcoming

One time US Presidential hopeful Ron Paul is not exactly going away quietly, and for online gambling that is not a bad thing. The Republican Texas Congressman's pro-Internet gambling stance has won him over legions of fans in the poker, casino and sports betting community.
Jul 28 2008 - 1:20pm

John Edwards Rielle Hunter Relationship Still Hot Say Tabloids

Stories of a relationship between one time US Presidential hopeful John Edwards and Rielle Hunter took on a whole new life heading into this weekend following a security guard's disclosure to the Fox News network.
Jul 25 2008 - 9:39pm

Senator Dodd Campaign Fundraising Fueled by Online Poker

The online poker sector supported Senator Christopher Dodd's now defunct US Presidential campaign to the tune of over $23,000, according to filed reports obtained by the Hartford Courant.
Jul 24 2008 - 10:49am

Ron Paul Was Flying to Vote on Aviation Safety Bill When Plane Nearly Crashed

Everyone's favorite advocate for Internet freedom and the right to gambler online, Republican Congressman Ron Paul, had quite the scare yesterday when his flight had to make an emergency landing due to a sudden loss of cabin pressure. Those on board described the experience as a "half hour of Hell". Congressmen Ted Poe, Nick Lampson, John Carter, Ciro Rodriguez, Solomon Ortiz and Henry Cuellar were also on board the flight heading for Washington, DC from Houston.
Jul 23 2008 - 11:17am

Professor Accuses Spencer Bachus of Using "Scare Tactics"

Spencer Bachus Barney Frank
Says Spencer Bachus incorrectly cited the university's research on gambling addiction in arguing for the continued prohibition on online gambling.
Jul 21 2008 - 6:42pm

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

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.
Jul 14 2008 - 9:06am

Barney Frank "Cult Hero" for Online Gambling

A "cult hero for the online gambling industry" - that's how the Boston Globe described Barney Frank
Jul 13 2008 - 8:28pm

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 future administration.

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