US General Political News
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.
Submitted by C Costigan on Mon, 07/28/2008 - 13:18
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.
Submitted by Carrie Stroup on Fri, 07/25/2008 - 21:35
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.
Submitted by C Costigan on Thu, 07/24/2008 - 10:45
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.
Submitted by Payton on Wed, 07/23/2008 - 11:15
Says Spencer Bachus incorrectly cited the university's research on gambling addiction in arguing for the continued prohibition on online gambling.
Submitted by Guest on Mon, 07/21/2008 - 18:43
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 Mon, 07/14/2008 - 09:09
A "cult hero for the online gambling industry" - that's how the Boston Globe described Barney Frank
Submitted by C Costigan on Sun, 07/13/2008 - 20:30
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.
Submitted by Payton on Fri, 07/04/2008 - 18:34