Tag Archives: Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling
- Jeff Sessions recuses himself from federal online gambling ban talks
June 30, 2017
Questions over the US Attorney General’s alleged Russian connections have indirectly complicated casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s bid to ban online gambling in the United States. On Friday, Bloomberg reported that US Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from any discussion of whether to undo the 2011 Department of Justice...
- Adelson’s anti-online gambling group resurfaces; AGA debuts Rooster Madness
April 19, 2016
Sheldon Adelson’s long dormant anti-online gambling group has shown signs of life just days after Congress announced it was holding a hearing into online gambling. On Monday, The Hill reported that the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSG) had hired The Keelen Group to promote its anti-online agenda on Capitol...
- Ron Paul slams RAWA supporters who shill for “one Las Vegas billionaire”
October 29, 2015
The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSIG) held a press conference in Washington on Wednesday in a bid to drum up support for the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), which seeks to ban most forms of online gambling in the US of A. The press conference was intended to...
- Marco Rubio’s pro-online poker stance prompts pushback from RAWA backers
October 27, 2015
Republican presidential wannabe Marco Rubio has suggested he’d support a poker carveout from a federal online gambling ban, but that vision isn’t shared by the money men behind the bill. Over the weekend, the Las Vegas Review Journal quoted from a Q&A the Florida senator had with the paper’s editorial...
- Pennsylvania bill seeks 14% tax on daily fantasy sports; CSIG goes after Payne
October 20, 2015
UPDATE: Wednesday's scheduled House Gaming Oversight Committee meeting has reportedly been cancelled. A Pennsylvania state legislator has fleshed out his plans to explicitly authorize – and tax – daily fantasy sports activity in the state. Republican Rep. George Dunbar announced last week that he would refile DFS legislation he’d proposed...
- Sheldon Adelson’s anti-online gambling hypocrisy exposed in hilarious new video
August 16, 2015
The rank hypocrisy of Sheldon Adelson’s war against online gambling has been further exposed in a hilarious new video. The video, a teaser for the new TheTimJamesShow.com (episode 1 of which will debut on August 19), takes aim at the demonstrably false claims made by the Las Vegas Sands chairman...
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017
Sheldon Adelson loses $622m, likely under the sofa cushions
March 22, 2017
Sheldon Adelson pitches Rio mayor on $8b casino
May 11, 2017
Sheldon Adelson’s Money Gets Anti Gambling Bill to Congress
March 27, 2014