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Rep. Joe Barton Introduces New Bill That Would Regulate Online Poker in the US

Two contrasting bills were introduced this week. One would outlaw regulated online poker, while other could establish a legal regulation framework.

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.

PPA's Pappas Pleased with iGaming Congressional Hearing, But Adelson "Not Going Away"

Poker Players Alliance executive director John Pappas says Tuesday's U.S. Congressional hearing about online poker went as well as you could have hoped. The battle rages on.

Witnesses Selected for U.S. Congressional Online Gaming Hearing on Dec. 10

Witnesses are set for the Dec. 10 hearing on the state of online gaming in the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee of Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade.

PokerNews Op-Ed: Congress Has Been Dealt a New Online Poker Hand

Attorney Maurice "Mac" VerStandig on why Congress has been dealt a new online poker hand with Rep. Joe Barton's Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013.

Rep. Joe Barton: U.S. Federal Online Poker Legislation Not Far Away

Congressman Joe Barton believes that federal online poker legislation will occur once more populous states launch their own markets.

Federal Online Poker Bill Introduced in U.S. Congress

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) introduced a federal online poker bill titled the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act of 2013.

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.

The Nightly Turbo: Another Federal Online Poker Bill in the U.S., More Scandal at Partouche

A look at the day's top poker stories including federal and state legislation news in the U.S., another scandal involving Groupe Partouche, and more.

Opinion: Matthew Kredell Analyzes State Versus Federal Online Poker Legislation

Matthew Kredell analyzes state versus federal online poker legislation.

Could the Indian Tribes Be Preparing Their Own Federal Internet Poker Bill?

Are the Indian tribes drafting their own federal online poker legislation?

Online Poker Opponents Send Letters to Congressional Leaders Asking for Stricter Laws

Opponents of online poker legislation send letters to Congress asking for stricter laws.

Republican Presidential Race Could Determine Fate of Online Poker Legislation

The battle for the Republican presidential nomination will have a huge impact on whether federal online poker will be legalized this year.

Will Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Push Federal Online Poker Legislation in 2012?

A look at what Harry Reid's latest comments to could mean for federal online poker legislation.

Online Poker: What to Look for in 2012

A look at what could be in store for online poker legislation in 2012.

A Look at the Nevada Gaming Commission's Online Poker Regulations

A look at the regulations that the Nevada Gaming Commission recently passed regarding online poker.

No End-of-Year Fireworks for Federal Online Poker Legislation in the United States

The opportunity to pass legislation to license and regulate online poker in 2011 has passed.

Why Has Co-Sponsorship on Joe Barton's Internet Poker Bill Stalled?

Joe Barton believes his Internet poker bill can get through the House, but why does it have so few co-sponsors?

Exclusive Interview with Congressman Joe Barton

Joe Barton discusses online poker legislation.

Internet Poker Hearings Give Reason for Optimism

A recap of the Internet poker hearings that took place on Capitol Hill on Nov. 17 and Nov. 18, 2011.