Politics

Pennsylvania Regulators Face Fresh Boondoggle Scrutiny

In its latest misstep, the gambling control board is coming under fire for spending tens of thousands of dollars to send executives on trips to Rome and Las Vegas.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2009

Stephen Conroy Good For The World: YouTube, Fark, SlashDot Very Bad

If you've been following our coverage of Australian Senator and Communications D

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

Bet On Blagojevich

That's right, you can now bet on former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich or "Blago" as many call him for short.

Blagojevich was arrested on a number of federal corruption charges December 9, 2008 including attempting to sell Barack Obama's vacated United States Senate seat to the highest bidder. Ultimately, he appointed fellow Democrat and former state attorney Roland Burris on New Year's Eve 2008. After months of investigation and embarrassment in the media, "Blago" was indicted this month.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2009

Ron Paul Campaign Worker Steve Bierfeldt Harassed at Airport

A Ron Paul campaign worker, Steve Bierfeld, was detained and harassed at the St.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2009

Happy Birthday Barney Frank!

Online gambling's biggest ally, Barney Frank, is celebrating his 69th birthday today in style.  He's working! 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/31/2009

Wayne Root - God, Guns, Gambling and Rare Coins?

Nationally-known political leader, author and economic crusader, Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee, has been named National Spokesman and Chief Economic and Pol

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/30/2009

McNulty Labor Party Suffers Over Housing Row

Sportingbet has made Tony McNulty odds-on to lose his seat at the next General Election, following the controversy over his housing expenses claim.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/29/2009

The Influence Game: NFL Hires Washington Lobbyist

WASHINGTON (AP) - Politics has always been a contact sport, and the National Football League is suiting up for the game.

Worried about unwelcome attention from Congress, the NFL has established a Washington office in the last year, hired a full-time lobbyist and created a political action committee to make federal campaign donations. The league is concerned that if a work stoppage affects the 2011 season it will draw unwanted interest from lawmakers.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2009

Obama: No Stimulus Money For Vegas Casinos

A provision related to the federal stimulus bill makes it clear that Las Vegas casinos are not to receive any of the money.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/21/2009

Jenny Woo Versus President Obama’s Final Four Picks Challenge

It's Jenny Woo versus President Barack Obama in the Final Four.  Whose Final Four picks will reign supreme?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/19/2009

Online Gambling Sector Questions John McCain Basketball Bracket

He tried to outlaw betting on College Basketball, which would ultimately have affected the popularity of NCAA tournament brackets and office pools,  now Arizona Senator and the former GOP candidat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/18/2009

Wayne Root: Obama Insults Small Business Owners

2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and one time sports service consultant, Wayne Allyn Root, is a small business owner.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2009

Condi Rice’s Man Peter McKay May Get Nato Job

There were rumors once floating around that Condoleeza Rice had fallen for Canadian Defense Minister, Peter McKay, during a trip to that nation.  Gamb

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/11/2009

Ron Paul to Appear on CNN D.L. Hughley Breaks The News

Everybody's favorite 2008 Republican Presidential candidate, Ron Paul, will be appearing this Saturday night on CNN's D.L.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2009

Barney Frank Wants Prosecutions, More..

Congressman Barney Frank, who would like the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act overturned as part of his extensive effort to stabilize the banking sector, outlined his agenda for the month o

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2009

The First Dog: He Won’t be Named After Barney Frank

The White House First Dog is expected by April - a  Portuguese Waterdog (a what?).   The only thing we don't know is his/her name.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/26/2009

2010 Presidential Hopeful on Lou Dobbs Blasts Obama Over Vegas

Libertarian 2012 Presidential hopeful Wayne Allyn Root will be appearing on Lou Dobbs radio Monday February 16, 2008 at 3:35 pm EST/12:35 pm PST to discuss the current economic crisis, financial st

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/12/2009

Former VP Candidate Says Welcome to Obama –ville

One person who won't be supporting President Obama's massive economic stimulus package is the former Libertarian VP running mate, Wayne Root. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2009

Holder Confirmed As Attorney General On 75-21 Vote

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/02/2009

The Obama Super Bowl Pick: Bet Against The Steelers

Last year, President Barack Obama (then a Senator) picked the New England Patriots to win the 2008 Super Bowl.  He was wrong!

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/01/2009

Jon Kyl for President in 2012?

Arizona Republican Senator and former US Presidential candidate, John McCain, disclosed on Larry King Live Thursday night that he believed his colleague and "friend", fellow Arizona Senat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2009

Online Gambling Nemesis Jon Kyl Won’t Support Timothy Geithner

Some call him "Enemy Number One" to the online gambling sector.  In fact, Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl probably considers that a compliment.  Kyl, who helped push through legislat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2009

Inauguration Betting Mostly Offered to Non US Citizens

If you were looking to place those all important Inauguration bets, move to Europe!  That's because few if any of the online gambling websites catering to US citizens are actually offering Barack

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/19/2009

Stimulus Package Proposal From Former US VP Candidate Wayne Root

As we reach the big day of President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration, it would seem like an ideal time to talk about the greatest challenge facing his new administration- the triple whammy of eco

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2009

Obama Inauguration Betting: Yes It’s Available

The odds of Abraham Lincoln getting the first presidential shout-out are 10-11 according to online gambling website BetUS.com.  FDR is

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/13/2009

Caroline Kennedy to fill Clinton's Senate Seat Say Gamblers

84 percent of the betting public believes that Caroline Kennedy will be named to fill Hillary Clinton's New York State Senate seat.  According to the action taken at online gambling exchange,

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/12/2009

Nancy Pelosi’s BCS BS

So the US economy is going to Hell in a hand basket...Is that any reason for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold session Thursday afternoon for those members from Oklahoma and Florida looking to rus

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/07/2009

Republicans Head to Vegas for Obama’s Inauguration

Sure we know that President Elect Barack Obama's inauguration will be held in Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/07/2009

Ron Paul on Government and Fraud

Texas Congressman, one time US Presidential candidate and an advocate for the online gambling industry, Ron Paul, recently wrote about the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme and how the US Government runs

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/25/2008

Jesse Jackson Jr. Going Down? What Are The Odds?

With Thursday's revelations that Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/11/2008

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