Jul 26, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: Titus Toes the Nevada Line

Summer continues to be a slow season for movement in THE FIGHT to legalize online poker. After last week’s double feature in Congress, the only notable development in Washington this week was a call from Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) for a hearing on online gambling in the House. “Previous efforts in Congress to create a […]

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Jun 14, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: Pennsylvania Moves to a Back Burner

Special interests in Washington continue to try to peddle the federal online gaming bill introduced by Rep. Peter King (R-NY) last week to anyone who will buy. By this round of THE FIGHT, however, veteran industry observers know better than to put too much hope in the bill. Senate Majority Leader and lukewarm internet poker […]

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Jun 7, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: Are the Feds Really Back in the Game?

Yesterday produced some seemingly big developments on the federal legislative beat. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) introduced a federal online gaming bill called the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act of 2013 in the House of Representatives. It’s the first online gaming bill to be introduced in Congress since the current Congress began in […]

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May 3, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: Will California or the Feds Kickstart U.S. Online Poker?

This week online poker finally returned to the U.S. (hooray!) and Rational Group’s deal to purchase a casino in New Jersey died a curious death (boo!). THE FIGHT to legalize online poker played out with similiarly mixed results, as California began to circulate an online gaming bill with tribal support (hooray!) but Massachusetts failed to […]

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