Hearing on Internet Poker to be Held in DC Next Week

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Oct/18/2011
Internet Poker

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee for Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade is scheduled to hold a hearing on Internet poker next Tuesday, October 25, 2011.  Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton’s Online Poker Act of 2011 will be discussed during this hearing and witnesses will be brought forward.

The Poker Players Alliance, which revealed the upcoming hearing, will be meeting with members of the subcommittee and various staff members.

TwoPlusTwo.com member Lastlife has posted a breakdown of members of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Committee along with their position related to legalized online poker:   

 

For
Joe Barton, TX Facebook Contact Twitter
John D. Dingell MI Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter
Edolphus Towns, NY Facebook Contact Twitter
Bobby L. Rush, IL Facebook Contact Twitter
Marsha Blackburn, TN Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter
Fred Upton, MI Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter
Leonard Lance, NJ Facebook Contact
Against
G. K. Butterfield, NC Facebook Contact
Cliff Stearns, FL Facebook Contact Twitter
Mary Bono Mack, CA Facebook Contact Twitter
Mike Ross, AR Facebook Contact Twitter
Uknown/Undecided
Jan Schakowsky, IL Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter
Charles A. Gonzalez, TX Facebook Contact Twitter
Charles F. Bass, NH Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter
Gregg Harper, MS Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter
Bill Cassidy, LA Facebook Contact Twitter
Brett Guthrie, KY Facebook Contact Twitter
Pete Olson, TX Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter Twitter
David McKinley, WV Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter
Mike Pompeo, KS Facebook Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter
Adam Kinzinger, IL Facebook Facebook Contact Twitter
Jim Matheson, UT Facebook Contact Twitter
Henry A. Waxman, CA Contact

Description: astLife is online now  Description: eply With Quote

- Chris Costigan, Gambling911.com Publisher

Poker News

Borgata Seeks Permission to Go After Phil Ivey for More Than $10 Million

Borgata Seeks Permission to Go After Phil Ivey for More Than $10 Million: Bank Account Emptied

The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City has sought approval to go after poker pro Phil Ivey for the $10.1 million the property was awarded in an infamous edge-sorting case.

Poker Pro Charged for Drug Distribution

Poker Pro Charged for Drug Distribution

Authorities describe player as "dangerous individual" who allegedly sold pot with street value of $500K

MDS Encore Freerolls to Step 1 Tournaments Online Poker Tournaments Intoduced at ACR

MDS Encore Freerolls to Step 1 Tournaments Online Poker Tournaments Intoduced at ACR

Americas Cardroom is proud to now offer 12 freerolls per day every two hours for its MDS Encore Freerolls to Step 1 Tournaments.

Online Poker Rake Race the Go From Weekly to Daily

Online Poker Rake Race to Go From Weekly to Daily

The Americas Cardoom usual weekly Beast rake race is changing format for the month of November to be a daily rake race.

Get High With the New High Five Poker Tournament Series at Americas Cardroom

The Americas Cardroom High Five tournament race will be incorporating a most unusual theme that includes a "courtesy break" at 4:40 every day throughout the series where players can get high (get it?). 

Syndicate