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Tag: Harry Reid

PPA Releases List of Lawmaker "Jokers" Leading Into Tuesday's Midterm Elections

With midterm elections Tuesday, the PPA has put out a list of lawmakers it calls "jokers" for having advocated for prohibitions against online poker.

Poker Players Alliance to Fight Against Poker-Only Carve-Out in U.S. Federal Bill

Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says that poker-only might not be a sustainable model in the U.S. The PPA is no longer asking for a federal carve-out.

Sen. Dean Heller Proposing Federal Internet Gambling Ban Except for Poker

Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) and Senate Major Leader Harry Reid are working on federal legislation to ban all forms of online gambling except for poker.

Year in Review: 2013 Online Poker Legislation in the U.S.

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell takes a look back at the online poker legislation that took place in the U.S. in 2013.

Internet Gambling Compared to Pornography During U.S. Senate Subcommittee Hearing

Internet gambling was compared to pornography during the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance.

Inside Gaming: WSOP Acquires Mobile App, Harry Reid Discusses Federal Online Poker Bill

In this week’s edition of Inside Gaming, Harry Reid discusses the new federal online poker bill, and the World Series of Poker acquires its mobile app.

Five Thoughts: If You Can’t Beat Them, Call Them a Business Built on Deceit

The American Gaming Association's desperate attempt to ban PokerStars from re-entering the U.S. market.

American Gaming Association's Frank Fahrenkopf Comments On Federal Online Poker Bill

Frank Fahrenkopf, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, comments on federal online poker bill.

Online Poker Lobbyists Will Shift Focus from Federal to State-by-State Platform in 2013

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell expects the U.S. online poker lobby to shift its focus from a federal to state-by-state platform in 2013.

2012 Legislative Year in Review

Matthew Kredell takes a look at poker legislation in 2012.

The Weekly Turbo: Harry Reid's Online Poker Efforts Expire, Maria Ho's New Job, & More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including the expiration of Harry Reid's online poker bill during the lame-duck session, Maria Ho's new job as a television commentator, and more.

Report: Efforts to Pass U.S. Federal Online Poker Bill in 2012 Expire

Federal efforts to pass Internet poker legislation during the 2012 lame-duck session of Congress have expired.

The Nightly Turbo: Jason Senti Fights for Online Poker, GPI Player of the Year

Former November Niner Jason Senti is fighting hard for online poker in the U.S., and Dan SMith still leads the Global Poker Index Player of the Year race.

The Nightly Turbo: A-List Celebs Play Poker Tourney, New Jersey iGaming Bill Advances

Mel Gibson, Josie Foster and other Hollywood A-listers played a charity poker tournament, and a bill to legalize online poker in New Jersey advanced through committee.

The Weekly Turbo: Michael Phelps at WPT Montreal, PokerStars Smashes Records, and More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including a surprise appearance at WPT Montreal from Michael Phelps, another online poker record for PokerStars, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Doyle Calls for Poker Clock, Reid/Kyl Bill Losing Momentum, and More

Doyle Brunson agrees with Daniel Negreanu that poker is becoming too slow, and the Reid/Kyl federal poker bill still needs a lot of help to move through the lame duck session.

The Nightly Turbo: Online Poker Bill Unconstitutional and DOJ's Remission Process

A legal expert called the Reid/Kyl online poker bill unconstitutional, and the DOJ made some progress in the repayment of Full Tilt Poker's U.S. customers.

What are Online Poker's Chances During the Congressional Lame-Duck Session?

Does online poker have a chance during Congress' lame-duck session?

Five Thoughts: The Shot-Clock Debate, Lisa Simpson Plays Online Poker, and More

Why tournament poker needs a shot clock, and a breakdown of The Simpsons' online poker episode.

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