Tag Archives: Eric Holder
- SWAT Team Raids Poker Game in Great Falls
January 30, 2015
A SWAT team has raided a well-known poker game in Great Falls, Virginia, making eight arrests, and seizing $150,000 in the process. Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to change the controversial ‘Equitable Sharing’ Civil Forfeiture law is going to have one of its first high profile tests after a SWAT...
- Equitable Sharing Law Changes Too Late For Californian Poker Playing Pair
January 26, 2015
A controversial 30-year Stop and Seize law has been amended by Attorney General Eric Holder, but it’s a little too late for Californian poker players William ‘Bart’ Davis, and John Newmerzhycky. Attorney General, Eric Holder, has put the cat amongst the police department pigeons after changing the controversial "Equitable Sharing"...
- The Red Wire: U.S.-China Trade Wars Latest Sign Of Declining U.S. Influence
May 27, 2014
Early last week, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Justice Department had indicted five officers of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army. According to the indictment, Wang Dong, Sun Kailiang, Wen Xinyu, Huang Zhenyu, and GuChunhui are members of a PLA outfit called Unit 61398, which was tasked with...
- Mike Colbert radio resurgence; DOJ decides marijuana less harmful than sports bets
August 30, 2013
UK bookies William Hill may be relatively unfamiliar with American football, but its US division is keen to make up for lost time. William Hill US is ramping up for the imminent arrival of a new National Football League season with the rollout of Version 3.0 of its mobile sports...
- States v. Feds: New Jersey’s Lesniak responds to anti-intrastate Kyl/Reid letter
July 24, 2011
New Jersey state Sen. Ray Lesniak, a longtime champion of intrastate online gambling, has returned fire in the increasingly heated turf war between state and federal politicians over exactly whose job it is to enact online gaming legislation. Lesniak, who succeeded in getting his own intrastate online gaming bill passed...
- The Reid-Kyl Letter on Internet Gambling
July 19, 2011
Leaders of the Democratic and Republican Parties in the Senate have sent the U.S. Attorney General a letter demanding that the Justice Department do something about Internet gambling. What, exactly, is up to the reader. This Rorschach inkblot test of a letter allows proponents and opponents to project their hopes...