US General Political News

US General Political News

Atlantic City: Last Calls to be Pushed Back?

ATLANTA (myfoxatlanta.com) - The Atlanta City Council, which shortened serving hours for the city's bars six years ago after a series of shootings and complaints about late-night rowdiness, may con

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Corzine Will Postpone Joining Sports-Wagering Suit

Derek Harper, Press of Atlantic City

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2009

Root on CNBC: Stands Up For Small Business

Gambling911.com frequent contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, was featured on a segment of CNBC Thursday.  Root squared off against former Clinton Presiden

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2009

Barney Frank Present During Pot Bust

A leading opponent for the online poker industry, Congressman Barney Frank, was present when his partner's home was raided during a pot bust in 2007.  The story came out in the Boston Globe last w

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2009

Corzine Will Continue to Fight NJ Sports Betting Ban

Undaunted by his electoral defeat, Gov. Jon S. Corzine will proceed with his plan to join a legal battle to bring sports betting to New Jersey, according to his office.

On Monday, a day before Corzine lost the election to Republican rival Chris Christie, a federal judge had allowed Corzine until Nov. 12 to file a complaint against a 17-year ban on sports wagering, overruling resistance from the federal Department of Justice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

Unemployment Hits 10.2%: Obama on Path to Economic Ruin

Wayne Allyn Root is a regular Gambling911.com commentator who offers his assessment on unemployment numbers hitting 10.2 percent and his outspoken views on President Obama.

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Nov/06/2009

Wayne Allyn Root: Citizen’s Revolution Has Begun

Wayne Allyn Root was the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and a frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website.   He supports legalized online gambling.  His views do no

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Nov/04/2009

Chris Christie Win in New Jersey Won’t Hurt Sports Betting Suit

Following a decision by a New Jersey court on Monday, Governor Jon Corzine was granted permission to join a much ballyhooed law suit to legalize online sports betting in that state.  The only prob

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/03/2009

New Jersey Gubernatorial Race Odds Close

Gamblers at the online betting exchange intrade.com believe there is a 40 percent chance that Democrat Jon Corzine will win the New Jersey gubernatorial race.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/03/2009

Campbell Brown Calls Out White House on Fox News Bias

CNN's Campbell Brown reported on the White House attempt to label Fox News as some type of "bias news media".  Good for her.  So what if Fox News offers more of a "Conservative&quo

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2009

Wayne Root "The Conscience of a Libertarian" Hits #1

The Wayne Allyn Root book "The Conscience of a Libertarian" has just hit

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2009

Virginia Gubernatorial Race: 95% Chance of Republican Win

If gamblers have anything to say about the Virginia Gubernatorial race, Republican candidate Bob McDonnell will win, possibly in a landslide. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2009

Jon Kyl "No" Vote for Women Again

First he lashed out at the idea of women getting healthcare coverage for maternity, now Arizona Republican Senator and online gambling antagonist Jon Kyl is at it again.  This time he has voted ag

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2009

Rand Paul: The Kentucky Positive for Online Gambling

While much of the talk surrounding the Commonwealth of Kentucky within the online gambling sector has dealt with Governor Stephen Beshear's failed attempt to seize some 141 domain names related to

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/25/2009

Rush Limbaugh NFL Fallout Continues With Sharpton Outrage

We knew it wouldn't be long until the Reverend Al Sharpton stepped in to express his disgust over the prospect of Right Wing Conservative, Rush Limbaugh, potentially buying the St.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/12/2009

YouTube Shocker: Jon Kyl Doesn’t Need Maternity Care

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2009

Root: Obama Olympic Rejection Weapon of Mass Distraction

Gambling911.com special contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, discusses President Obama's Chicago Olympic rejection as only Wayne Allyn Root can.

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Oct/02/2009

Health Insurance Reform: A Message From Barney Frank

Congressman Barney Frank, a friend to the online gambling industry, has his work cut out for him these days with Health Insurance Reform taking center stage.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/30/2009

Wayne Root on US Congress: They All Lie

We Don't Need Civility Towards Our Political Leaders; We Need Rage!

We Need to Limit Our Politicians to Two Terms- One in Office, One in Prison!

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Sep/28/2009

Jon Kyl Gets Owned in Senate on Thursday

Arizona Republican Senator and long time opponent of online gambling, Jon Kyl, was accused of causing delays during a Senate Health Committee.  He later threw a temper tantrum that would have made

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/24/2009

Support for Menendez Online Poker Bill Likely to Wane

The Poker Players Alliance is putting everything it's got to push through a bill offered up by New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, which seeks to legalize online poker.  But Menendez needs support

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/24/2009

Ron Wyden Pulls Online Gambling Bill

The Congressman giveth and the Congressman taketh away.  Such is the case with a bill that survived nearly 6 days before it was yanked on Wednesday.  That bill, brought forth by Senator Ron Wyden

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/23/2009

iMEGA Faces Danger of Losing NJ Gov Jon Corzine

With just a few more weeks until the elections, New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, a Democrat, appears to be in serious danger of losing.  Corzine offered up his support of a suit brought forth by t

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2009

Online Gambling Foe Jon Kyl Election Day Woes

Arizona Republican and the number two GOP leader, Senator Jon Kyl, may have trouble come Election Day.  The good news for Kyl is that the Election Day in question won't be until 2012.  The bad ne

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2009

Delaware Appeal of Sports Betting Rule a Losing Proposition

Delaware's filing of a 24-page petition to the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals asking the court to hear whether the state should be allowed to offer single-game sports betting will likely g

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/15/2009

Barney Frank: Odds of Healthcare Reform Passing

Front and center of healthcare reform is none other than House Financial Services Chairman, Democrat Barney Frank.  Congressman Frank also happens to be an advocate for legalizing online gambling.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2009

Wayne Root: The Big Obama Healthcare Lie

Gambling911.com special contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, claims among other things that Obama saying healthcare won't add to our budget defici

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Sep/10/2009

Ashcroft: Online Gambling Enemy Number One

There was a time early on in the Bush Administration when Attorney General John Ashcroft was considered among the biggest enemies of online gambling.  Many believe it was he who got the ball rolli

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2009

Delaware Sports Betting Conflict? Judges From NJ, PA

Following news this past week that an appeals court had found that Delaware sports betting violates current federal law, questions now focus on two of the judges who helped render the decisions. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2009

Online Poker: Barney Frank Appalled by US Attorney Actions

Congressman Barney Frank has expressed outrage over actions taken by the US Attorneys Office in the Southern District of New York in recent months.  In June, that office seized nearly $40 million

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2009

Breaking News

Should You Bet the A's This Weekend?

Should You Bet the A's This Weekend?

The Oakland Athletics may be a dangerous team to bet on at 5-7 coming into their series against the Detroit Tigers, but there is an interesting trend you need to be aware of that could prove profitable.

Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

Social media mogul Jake Paul and former UFC fighter Ben Askren are set to fight Saturday night and this one should get plenty of bets.

NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

Once one of the staunchest opponents of allowing people to bet legally on its games, the NFL on Thursday announced deals with three major gambling companies to become official sports betting partners.