Tag Archives: Barney Frank
- APCW Perspectives Weekly 200th Episode
July 26, 2010
APCW Perspectives Weekly celebrates their 200th episode with a positive showing by Barney Frank and his new gambling bill. On the flip side, Canada shows how not to run an online gambling website. CalvinAyre.com is a Media Partner of APCW and Bodog Affiliate is a Platinum Sponsor. Keep doing your...
- Tuesday is D-day for Barney Frank Bill
July 25, 2010
Tuesday represents D-Day for Barney Frank's bill to overturn the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. Industry insiders believe Congressman Frank's call for a vote indicates that he is confident of victory, even though it will likely not come into effect until next year. According to Barclays Capital, should the bill...
- Positive start for Barney Frank hearing
July 22, 2010
The overall mood surrounding Barney Frank’s long-awaited H.H. 2267 hearing was positive yesterday, but it is clear that some changes are going to have to be made to the bill for the legislation that would both legalize and regulate all online gambling to make any legal headway. At least the...
- House online gambling hearings: a day late, a brain short
May 20, 2010
The tag team of Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday, seeking to inject some much-needed sanity into the debate regarding online gambling, but they quickly ran into the ‘no fact zone’ that is Rep. Bob Goodlatte...
- Wynn moving to Macau? Las Vegas Sands, MGM backing Barney Frank bill?
April 25, 2010
It's not exactly been the best of times for bricks and mortar casinos of late, but as with any industry it's all about the survival of the fittest. Those best able to adapt to the changing times will be the post-dinosaur, fire-discovering homo-sapiens of the future. According to this article,...
- Indian tribes delay decision on Barney bill compromise
April 10, 2010
Tribal members attending the National Indian Gaming Association convention in San Diego have voted to table a motion aimed at offering a compromise resolution in response to Barney Frank's bill to legalize online poker. California tribes were most disappointed by the defeat, with Morongo Band chairman Robert Martin claiming that...