Jun 25, 2015 |

Lindsey Graham Reintroduces RAWA in the US Senate

Wednesday afternoon saw a flurry of activity regarding online gambling. While California was busy debating legalizing online poker, word came down that South Carolina Senator and Presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham had officially reintroduced the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) bill in the United States Senate. RAWA would ban several forms of online gambling including […]

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Feb 4, 2015 |

Adelson Backed Online Gambling Ban Reintroduced in Congress

Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has reintroduced the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), a bill seeking to ban most forms of online gambling, including poker. The 2015 version of RAWA is seemingly unchanged from the 2014 version, which was also introduced by Chaffetz in the House of Representatives, as well as by Senator Lindsey Graham […]

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Aug 14, 2014 |

Newsweek Paints Online Gambling as Threat to American Family

The current issue of Newsweek features a feature column one-sidedly espousing the ills of online gambling, often through mischaracterizations and what I will term as imprecise or incomplete statements, more often than not by people being quoted. If that wasn’t bad enough, the cover features a sullen pre-teen holding a tablet with the display showing […]

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Aug 1, 2014 |

RAWA Legislators Appeal to AG Holder to Ban Online Gambling

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and two of the co-sponsors for Sheldon Adelson’s his Restoration of Americas Wire Act (RAWA) bill are now petitioning U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to support their efforts to ban online gambling. Along with Sen. Graham, Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) are asking the U.S. Attorney General […]

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