5000 Signatures to Legalize Internet Poker Reachable in a Week

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Sep/11/2011
Internet Poker

The Obama Administration has created an online petition initiative.  Get 5000 signatures in 30 days and that petition is guaranteed to be reviewed and considered as part of a job and revenue creation plan to help boost the US economy.

Internet poker is part of a multi-billion dollar industry so it should be no surprise that the industry is planning its own petition drive.

How easy might it be to deliver the minimum 5000 signatures required?

Consider this:  Last week when the PokerStars website crashed for close to an hour, a thread inquiring what had occurred on the popular TwoPlusTwo.com poker forum delivered over 5000 views in less than an hour.  While most of those views came from forum members outside the United States, it just goes to show how vast the poker playing community really is.  Additionally, there are many players living outside the US who would love to see Americans playing again.  They are not exempt from participating in any type of petition drive.

Advertisement:  Join Bookmaker and receive up to $2500!  Bet sports, play online poker all from the same account - mobile betting - soft play in the poker room - FASTEST PAYOUTS learn more

 

The Poker Players Alliance is currently preparing to draft the petition.  The problem they have is that not everyone who participates on the TwoPlusTwo.com posting forum will sign the petition.  The PPA will likely need the help of the entire poker community, including mediums outside 2+2.  Unfortunately, the PPA has tended to live in a vacuum over the last few years.

Fellow poker players are encouraged to alert others in the rooms in which they play. 

We The People should launch shortly so bookmark and watch for it here

- Chris Costigan, Gambling911.com Publisher

Poker News

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.

Poker's Royal Wedding

Poker's Royal Wedding

Daniel Negreanu tied the knot with long time girlfriend Amanda Leatherman and the poker community celebrated along side them.

Daniel Negreanu Amanda Leatherman Marry

Daniel Negreanu Amanda Leatherman Marry

If there is such a thing as a poker royal wedding, this would be it.  Daniel Negrean and long time girlfriend Amanda Leatherman have tied the knot.

Evil Poker Players 2: Shawn Sheikhan, Poker Pervert

Evil Poker Players 2: Shawn Sheikhan, Poker Pervert

(Originally Published 9/15/15) With the death of Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston Jr.

Where Can I Play Online Poker From California?

There just a few online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of California.

Syndicate