Tag Archives: Barack Obama
- President Obama jokes about betting on sports during Super Bowl 50
February 9, 2016
The president of the United States has spoken. And apparently, the leader of the free world is not against sports betting? During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday night, U.S. President Barack Obama made light of current status of sports betting in the country while...
- Weekly Poll- Will Loretta Lynch reverse DOJ’s Wire Act opinion once confirmed as attorney general?
February 27, 2015
[polldaddy poll=8666579] President Obama’s pick to serve as the next attorney general, Loretta Lynch, is having a hard time finding Republican supporters. She has said she's unlikely to reverse the Justice Department’s 2011 opinion on the scope of the Wire Act, so we asked our readers, “Will Loretta Lynch reverse...
- AG nominee Lynch unlikely to reverse Wire Act opinion
February 18, 2015
Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's nominee for the next US attorney general, has said she likely wouldn't alter the Justice Department's 2011 opinion that the 1961 Wire Act only applies to sports betting. During a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary last month, she was asked by Sen. Lindsey Graham,...
- 2016 Republican Nominations Betting Odds
January 27, 2015
You know how everybody’s pre-occupied with all the Super Bowl odds - standard and props - coming out these days? You can’t really blame the betting frenzy because, you know, it’s the freakin’ Super Bowl! But lost in the shadows of the justified hoopla surrounding the Super Bowl is another...
- White House proposes tougher rules to combat patent trolls
June 9, 2013
US President Barack Obama has taken a stand against so-called ‘patent trolls’ in a bid to reduce the impediments they put in the paths of genuine technology innovators. On Tuesday, the White House proposed a series of measures, including ordering the US Patent and Trademark Office to require patent holders...
- Ivey as Famous as Obama; Pigeon Racing and Hybrid Bingo/Roulette Machine Introduced in the UK
March 22, 2013
When NBC Sports were deciding whose National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) March Madness brackets the public would be most interested to see, you wouldn’t be surprised to learn that the Prez himself was the main man. Barack Obama putting his money on Indiana to topple Louisville in the final, after...
European Poker Tour London Day 3: Martin Kozlov Leads The Final 45
October 10, 2013
Fedor Holz On Why His Future Will be Away From Poker
July 18, 2016
Phil Ivey is done helping people improve their poker game
April 17, 2017