Tag Archives: Barney Frank
- Investing The Hard Way: The History of Publicly Traded Poker, Part II
August 5, 2013
This is Part II of a three-part series; click here for Part I, which discusses publicly traded poker companies until the 2006 passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). Next Monday, Part III will discuss the lessons of the past eight years for investors and industry players going...
- UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012
The UIGEA, is an acronym for Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, a bill which was passed in 2006, as part of the “Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006” otherwise known as the SAFE Port Act. This law changed the landscape of online gambling in the US and...
- Exactly What You Should’ve Expected
September 7, 2012
There’s little Americans love more than a spectacle. Whether it’s the Super Bowl, the Fourth of July, or a made-for-TV war, we’re sure to turn out in droves when there’s something big to train our eyes on. This being an election year, a wide swath of our population has one...
- Five on Friday: Who’s Looking Out For America’s Online Poker Players?
March 2, 2012
When it comes to the future of online poker in America, casino companies and gambling opponents are easily able to represent their interests. That’s what money and organization can do you for you. But for actual poker players - the people who make poker rooms valuable in the first place...
- First subcommittee panel reveals little
November 18, 2011
Representative Mary Bono Mack chaired a second hearing on the future of online gambling in the US. A subcommittee under the House Energy and Commerce Committee heard from two separate panels on the issue with all the usual faces making an appearance in the first part and no new ground...
- Online poker hearing line up announced; Team 888poker take part in Nation’s Cup; Grand Series of Poker qualifiers in for a treat
November 17, 2011
Barney Frank will be among those to testify at the latest House hearing on online poker. Rep. Mary Bono Mack will again chair the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee looking at the potential implications of internet poker regulation in the USA. Joining Frank will be fellow representative’s Frank Wolf and...
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012