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Tag: Gambling legislation

Markup Not Likely for McDermott's Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act

With Congress adjourning for November elections next week, McDermott's Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act won't get the markup needed this session.

The Nightly Turbo: Dwyte Pilgrim Wins WPT Borgata, WCOOP Results, and More

We're bringing you enough news to get you through the weekend. We've got the scoop on Dwyte Pilgrim's WPT victory, WCOOP results, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: World Poker Tour Borgata Update, ESPN Inside Deal, and More

If you're looking for the top poker news stories, then you've come to the right place. Tonight's lineup has an update from the WPT Borgata, the latest ESPN Inside Deal, and more.

Online Poker's Chances in Congress' Final Stretch of the Year

Congress is about to adjourn for the year for elections. We take a look at online poker's chances before the regular session ends.

Poker Players Alliance Responds to Commerce Casino's Opposition on Online Gambling Legislation

The Poker Players Alliance called for action last week for its members to sign a letter urging Commerce Casino to change its position on Barney Frank's bill to federally license and regulate online poker. More than 7,000 people had signed the...

Internet Gambling vs Focus on Family

Internet poker's enemies are dropping like flies. Out of the four main groups that fought for passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act in an attempt to suffocate the industry four years ago, only one remains opposed to efforts...

An Update on Intrastate Online Poker in New Jersey

Legislation to establish intrastate online poker in New Jersey has stagnated in recent months, overshadowed by discussions to completely overhaul the gambling industry in the state. New Jersey State Sen. Raymond Lesniak told PokerNews in April...

NFL Drops Opposition to Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act

One of the biggest opponents to Barney Frank's efforts to license and regulate Internet poker says it is hanging up its helmet and shoulder pads. An amendment added by Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) during the House Financial has caused the NFL to...

Internet Gambling Legislation: What's Next

The House Financial Services Committee's passage of Barney Frank's bill to license and regulate Internet gambling has some overly excited poker players talking about the imminent federal legalization of the activity they love. The reality is...

House Financial Services Committee Votes to Approve Barney Frank's Internet Gambling Legislation

The eventual timeline of how officially legalized online poker came about in the United States will include a spot for July 28, 2010, the first time a licensing and regulatory bill received a positive vote at the federal level. The House...

Barney Frank's Internet Gambling Legislation Markup

The question poker players should be asking as Barney Frank's bill to license and regulate the Internet gambling industry heads to a markup on Tuesday is not whether the bill will pass but whether it will move forward in a form players would...

Markup Scheduled for Frank's Internet Gambling Bill

Barney Frank will fulfill his promise of holding a markup on his Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act in July. The chairman scheduled the markup for Tuesday in the House Financial Services Committee. This could...

House Financial Services Committee Meeting on Internet Gambling Wednesday

A hearing on Barney Frank's bill to license and regulate the Internet gambling industry has been scheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. EST in the House Financial Services Committee. In May, Frank had promised a committee markup, or vote, on the...

Redrafting the Online Poker Bill in California

Online poker legislation in California is back to the drawing board, which is good and bad news for poker players in the state. State Sen. Rod Wright, who introduced the California Online Poker Law Enforcement Compliance and Consumer Protection...

California to Discuss Intrastate Internet Poker Legislation on Tuesday

California's first intrastate Internet poker legislation will be discussed Tuesday in the Senate Governmental Organization Committee. The committee is chaired by State Sen. Rod Wright (D-Inglewood), who also sponsors the bill. The hearing is...

New Zealand Court Rules Poker Tournaments are not Gambling

In landmark news for poker a New Zealand has ruled that .net advertisements are not promotions for gambling operators, and that poker tournaments themselves are not gambling, but a form of competition. The Department of Internal Affairs...

Inside Gaming: Sports Books Bet on World Cup, France Bets Online, and Investor Bets Big on Vegas

This week, Inside Gaming is all about betting big. Sports books across the globe are handling an influx of World Cup bets, and Las Vegas books are doing their best to prepare for a public learning about soccer on the fly. France prepared for World...

Online Poker Legislation: The State Race

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and the federal hearing in the House Ways and Means Committee have grabbed the headlines of late, but it's significant movement at the state level that could make a bigger impact by the end of the...

Initial Reactions From House Ways and Means Committee Hearing

If today's hearing in the House Ways and Means Committee is any indication, perhaps the issue of licensed and regulated Internet gambling has made progress on Capitol Hill over the past six months -- not on paper but in influencing the minds of...

Ways and Means Hearing Set on Internet Gambling Set for Wednesday

Barney Frank will join bill sponsor Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) as witnesses Wednesday for the Ways and Means Committee hearing on current and proposed tax laws related to Internet gambling. The hearing will be aired live beginning at 9:30 a.m. on...

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